PDP leader Abdul Nasser Madani has been remanded in police custody till August 26 by a Bangalore magistrate in connection with the 2008 Bangalore serial blast case.
After his arrest in Kollam by Karnataka Police, Madani was flown in here last night and produced before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Venkatesh R Hulagi at his residence.
The court granted custody on conditions that he be allowed to perform all religious rituals during Ramzan and avail all medical facilities any time he so desires.
The magistrate also came out of his residence and spoke to Madani, who has lost one of his legs in a bomb blast, in the car in which he was seated.
The PDP leader, who was arrested from his orphanage-cum-madrassa complex yesterday, was brought in Bangalore from Thiruvanathapuram amid heavy police security, with Joint Commissioner of Crime Alok Kumar and Assistant Commissioner of Police Omkaraiah escorting him.
The two senior police officials had gone to Kerala to execute the arrest warrant.
Based on the confession of LeT suspect T Naseer, Madani was listed as 31st accused in the additional chargesheet in the Bangalore blasts, which left a woman dead and 20 others injured here on July 25, 2008.