Wednesday, November 18, 2009

AP police moves Delhi court seeking Kobad's custody

New Delhi, Nov 17 (PTI) The Andhra Pradesh police today moved a Delhi court seeking custody of top Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy, who is lodged in a jail in the national capital.

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Kaveri Baweja sought a report from Tihar Jail Superintendent on the application moved by Andhra Pradesh (AP) police seeking custodial interrogation of Ghandy, an ideologue of banned CPI-Maoist.

The AP police moved the application with a production warrant issued by Additional Judicial Magistrate of Karimnagar district, stating that he was wanted in a case registered with the Karimnagar(rural) police station in 2008.

The court has put the application for hearing tomorrow.

Ghandy, 63, has been booked under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. He was apprehended here on September 20.

He was under judicial custody till November 27

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