Mian Qayoom in judicial custody
Jammu, Jan 10: A local court here on Monday sent the President of Kashmir Bar Association (KBA), Mian Abdul Qayoom, for 14-days judicial custody.
The KBA chief, facing charges of trying to wage a war against the government, was produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) M S Parihar on the expiry of his 3-day police remand. Police sought his further custodial remand on the ground that he was required to be questioned for investigation of the case.
The CJM observed that the accused had been arrested on November 30, 2010 U/S 120-B (Criminal Conspiracy), 121 (Waging or attempting to wage, war, or abetting the waging of war against the government), 121-A (Conspiracy to Commit certain offences against the state), 124-A RPC (Sedition) and section 13 Unlawful Activities Act.
The accused, the court observed, has remained in police custody since January 7, 2011 and according to the CD File, has cooperated with the police during investigation of the case.
According to the medical report of GMC Hospital Jammu, the accused is suffering from various ailments and requires proper medical treatment.
The Court after hearing the prosecution and Mian Abdul Qayoom observed that there was no adequate ground to extend the police remand of the accused as prayed by the Investigating Officer (IO).
“So the prayer of the IO is rejected. As the investigation in the case is under process, the accused is remanded to judicial custody for 14-days upto January 24, 2011 and he be lodged in Central Jail Kot-Balwal Jammu and be produced on the said date before the Court for further orders”, the Court directed.
The CJM further directed Superintendent Central Jail Kot-Bhalwal Jammu to provide all the medical assistance/treatment to the accused under rules and he should be medically examined after every 24 hours.
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