SIMI activists remanded to judicial custody
Two suspected SIMI activists, who were arrested for allegedly attending a secret training camp held by the outfit in Kottayam in 2007, were on Friday remanded to 15 days judicial custody.
Shibili and Hafeez Hussain were handed over to a Kerala police team by Madhya Pradesh police and brought to Kottayam this morning by train from Indore, police said.
About 40 cases were pending against the duo in various parts of the country including Gujarat, Indore, Karnataka and Malgaon. Shibili belongs to Erattupettah while Hussain is from Karnataka, the sources said.
Following the Kanjirapally Judicial First Class Magistrate Court-II order, they were remanded to judicial custody till March 13 and lodged in the special sub-jail in Kottayam.
The accused would be taken to Wagamon next week and interrogated in connection with the camp held there in December 2007, the sources said.
About 40 SIMI activists had participated in the camp for about three days, police said, adding, till date ten activists were arrested in this connection.