A special court today sent Bahadur Ali alias 'Saifullah' to NIA custody till August 11 after the agency said his custodial interrogation was required to unearth the larger conspiracy.
District Judge Amar Nath sent the accused to the custody after he was produced before it and the agency submitted that he was required to be quizzed in the case.
According to sources, in its application, the National Investigation Agency had sought Ali's custody for 14 days to unearth the larger conspiracy of the LeT outfit where the accused, along with his associates, had planned terror attacks to "destabilise the security and sovereignty" of India.
The NIA is questioning the accused about the involvement of his group in spreading violence in Jammu and Kashmir.
A fourth-class dropout Ali, who hails from Jahama village of Raiwind in Lahore, was arrested from village Yahama in Mawar area of Qalamabad, Handwara, in North Kashmir on July 25. The Army had recovered three AK-47 rifles, two pistols and Indian Rs 23,000 from his possession.