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Judicial custody of Shabir Shah, Wani extended by 2 weeks

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A Delhi court on Wednesday extended the judicial custody of Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah and an alleged hawala dealer by two weeks in a decade-old money laundering case. Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma extended the custody of Shah and Mohammad Aslam Wani till September 27 when they were produced before the court through video-conferencing after expiry of their earliercustody.

During the arguments, Shah’s advocate MS Khan told the court his client was not given proper medical and other necessary facilities in the jail. The court has sought a reply from the authorities concerned on Khan’s submission.

Shah was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on July 26, a day after several Hurriyat leaders were taken into custody of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) in a case of alleged terror funding in the Valley. 

 
 
 
 
 

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