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Police custody of two Mumbai terror suspects extended

mumbai Updated: Mar 18, 2010 13:25 IST
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The police custody of two arrested terror suspects Abdul Latif Rashid and Riyaz Ali Imtiaz was extended till March 24 by a local court in Mumbai on Thursday.

Rashid alias Guddu and Imtiaz alias Rehan, residents of suburban Bandra and Dahisar respectively, were arrested on Saturday last by Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) for allegedly planning terror attacks in the metropolis.

They were in police custody till today and were produced before the Mazgaon court, where the ATS sought their further remand to interrogate them and ascertain the identity of the 'uncle', who was instructing them from Pakistan.

The duo had conducted a recce of three targets - headquarters of public sector petroleum company ONGC, Thakkar Mall in suburban Mumbai and Mangaldas Market in South Mumbai, police have said.

They were apprehended after IB intercepted suspicious phone calls allegedly between the two and the 'uncle' in Pakistan.