During the day, Iqbal ate nothing except biscuits and sipped water. “For the last two three days I have not eaten anything and, now, I have no appetite,” he told the police.
At around 10 in the morning, Iqbal’s daughter, Saba, reached the police station with medicines. “We allowed his daughter to give him the medicines,” Raj Kumar, station house officer of Dehri-on-Sone railway police station, told HT.
On Friday evening, CID sleuths waited with Iqbal at Gaya station to board the Howrahbound Kalka Mail. During the day, he was taken to the railway magistrate court in Gaya where the magistrate was not present.
Later, a special court was convened at the residence of the magistrate where Iqbal was taken. The CID obtained a transit remand for him for two days.