The remission granted to Syed Maqbool, an alleged operative of terrorist outfit Indian Mujahideen, has been cancelled.
Governor ESL Narasimham on Tuesday signed the file relating to the cancellation of remission granted by the State Government earlier. The file was sent to the Governor by Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy following recommendation by the senior ministers and officials during the review meeting held on Monday.
Maqbool is also accused of carrying out recce to conduct bomb blast at Dilsukhnagar and other places in the city.
Maqbool was convicted for life in a murder case of the year 2000 under the Afzalgunj police station limits. However, in 2009, he was granted remission by the State Government following his good conduct. He was released on October 2, 2010, after the implementation of the previous orders.
However, a few months later he was arrested by the Delhi Police him in connection with the Pune blast. He is presently lodged in Tihar Jail. The National Investigation Agency, which has been entrusted the charge of investigating the Dilsukhnagar twin blast, brought him to the city to elicit information in the case. He was sent back to Tihar Jail on Monday evening. (INN)