A special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities court in Mumbai on Monday extended the police custody of Dawood Ibrahim’s aide Mohamed Takla, alias Farooq Takla, till March 28, ANI reported.
Takla, an accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, was extradited from Dubai and brought to India on March 8. Soon after, the Central Bureau of Investigation interrogated him, and a special TADA court remanded him in the agency’s custody till March 19.
On Monday, the special court said that further custody was required to find out more details of the case against him.
During the hearing, the Central Bureau of Investigation asked for further police custody saying it needed time to verify the statements Takla had made during the interrogation. The agency claimed Takla was not cooperating with it, according to ANI.