Mumbai police seeks Jundal's custody to confront him with Kasab


Mumbai Police today moved a Delhi court seeking the custody of 26/11 key handler Abu Jundal, to confront him with Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist of the 2008 Mumbai terror strike.

The Mumbai Police' crime branch told Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vinod Yadav that Jundal's custody was needed to interrogate him in connection with the 26/11 terrorist attack by confronting him with Kasab who has appealed in Supreme Court against the death sentence awarded to him for the attack.

Meanwhile, Mumbai ATS also separately moved the court for Jundal's custody in connection with the Mumbai serial blasts since 2006.

Both the applications will be heard on July 5.

The Mumbai CID's plea for Jundal's custody is already pending before the court and is also fixed for July 5.

Jundal is presently in custody of Special Cell of Delhi Police till July 5 in connection with an FIR registered on November 22, 2011 relating to the arrest of Indian Mujahideen operatives and is also being interrogated for his involvement in Jama Masjid, German Bakery and Chinnaswamy stadium blasts.

He has been booked under various provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, the Explosive Substances Act, the Passport Act and various sections of the IPC.

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