Mohd Abdulla Basith, Syed Omer Farooq Hussaini and Maaz Hasan Farooq, all cousins, (aged around 20-22), were brought to Hyderabad and after sustained interrogation put under arrest last night, said Joint Commissioner of Police (Crimes and SIT) T Prabhakar Rao.
    
The youths were produced in a local court which remanded them in judicial custody. The three, related to former president of Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) late Syed Salahuddin, were booked on charges under sections of IPC 121 (of waging, or attempting to wage war, or abetting waging of war, against the government), 121-A (conspiracy to wage war against government), 120 (B) (criminal conspiracy), and also under relevant sections of
Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
    
"The trio was produced before a court which sent them in 14-day judicial custody", Rao said. He said today police would file a petition in the court seeking their seven day custody as part of further investigation to recover certain things and examine witnesses.

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