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Salem, Alam remanded to police custody till Feb 15

The two were remanded to police custody till Feb 15 by a local court in the murder case of Ajit Dewani.

india Updated: Feb 04, 2006 16:56 IST

Extradited gangster Abu Salem and his associate Shah Alam were on Thursday remanded to police custody till February 15 by a local court in the murder case of Ajit Dewani.

Alam was arrested on Thursday and produced in the court along with Salem.

According to police, Dewani was murdered in 2001 at Salem's behest after he failed to pay extortion money.

Police alleged that Alam was a conduit between Salem and killers of Dewani and that he had provided murderers arms to kill the victim.

First Published: Feb 02, 2006 14:25 IST