Shahid Yousuf’s judicial custody extended

New Delhi: Delhi Patiala House Court on Friday extended the judicial custody of Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin’s son Syed Shahid Yousuf till January 19, 2018 in connection with a 2011 terror funding case.

Shahid, 42, a Jammu and Kashmir government employee, was arrested in Srinagar on October 24 after he was called for questioning at the National Investigation Agency (NIA) headquarters.

He was remanded in seven-day NIA custody last Wednesday.

On Friday, he was presented before District Judge Poonam Bamba who, during the in-camera proceedings, extended his judicial custody.

Pertinently, after his arrest, Shahid , who worked in the government’s agriculture department, was last month suspended from his job.



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