New Delhi:  A local court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing till Thursday in the National Investigation Agency (NIA) plea seeking custody of 26/11 key handler Abu Jundal Hamza.

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vinod Yadav adjourned the NIA plea seeking custody of Jundal in a fresh case after hearing the arguments by the Delhi, Police's Special Cell, which told it that the NIA is already interrogating Jundal jointly with them.

“The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has joined in the interrogation of Abu Jundal Hamza in a case related to David Coleman Headley,” Delhi Police told the court.

Both Hamza, an Indian national, and Headley, a Pakistani American, have confessed to their role in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack.

Jundal was arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here June 21 after his deportation from Saudi Arabia. He is being interrogated by several investigating teams including the Intelligence Bureau, Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad team and Delhi Police.


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