Hyderabad: Forensic experts on Tuesday recorded the voice of AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi in a court, which also extended his judicial custody till February 19 in a hate speech case.

Experts of the Central Forensic Science Laboratory recorded the legislator's voice as he has reportedly claimed during the interrogation that the voice in the video footage of his speech is not his. Official said the voice sample would be sent to a laboratory in Chandigarh to match it with the voice in the video footage of the public meeting.

Akbar Owaisi was brought from the district jail in Adilabad to Nirmal, where he was produced before Judicial First Class Magistrate K Ajesh Kumar.

After the recording of voice, the magistrate extended the legislator's judicial custody till February 19. The police later shifted him back to jail in Adilabad, about 300 km from here and 90 km from Nirmal.


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