Red Fort attack suspect sent to 10-day police custody
| Friday | 12th January, 2018
Three people, including two Army jawans, were killed in the December 22, 2000, Red Fort attack.
Bilal Ahmad Kawa, allegedly involved in the 2000 Red Fort terror attack, was receiving hawala money from Pakistan, which was used in the attack along with terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir, the police informed a city court on Thursday, which sent him to a 10-day police custody.
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM), Deepak Sehrawat held that"there are sufficient grounds for grant of 10-days PC remand" to the accused.
Kawa was arrested on Wednesday in a joint operation of the Gujarat Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) and Special Cell of the Delhi Police from the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) for allegedly being the key conspirator in the terror attack at Red Fort in 2000.
The police also informed the court that Kawa was absconding for 17 years and was also declared a proclaimed offender by a court earlier.
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