The special Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) court has allowed the key accused in the Mulund blast case, Saqib Nachan, to go out of his village and attend court hearings in other places.
“Nachan had filed an application in the POTA court that he wanted to attend hearings in Bhiwandi and Shahpur, with regard to some other cases. . The court had allowed the application”, said special public prosecutor Rohini Salian. Nachan was granted bail on January 31 this year, eight years after his arrest. He stays at Padgha village, Thane.
In a chargesheet against 16 accused in the Mulund, Vile Parle and Mumbai Central blast cases, police had charged them under POTA, the Explosive Substances Act and sections of the Indian Penal Code.