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.