Superintendent Central Jail Tihar is directed to appear in person on the next date of hearing i.e. June 7 for assisting the court, the court said.
The court has fixed the matter for May 22 on the issue of consideration of the charge sheet.
‘Atif had asked Yasin aide to get ball bearings from Lucknow’
Bhatkal and Akhtar are presently in Mumbai in connection with the cases lodged against them.
The court issued production warrants for presence of both the accused, who are presently in Mumbai under custody of Maharashtra ATS.
The duo were produced before court after their statemenrs were recorded before a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) as per a provision under the special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA).
Defence lawyers claimed that the ATS did not make any progress in the investigation and merely repeated the grounds mentioned in its earlier remand application.
Bhatkal and Akhtar were produced before special judge Yatin D Shinde.
Fifteen people, including some security personnel, were injured in the low-intensity blasts at Chinnaswamy Stadium.
The court also allowed the Special Cell, Delhi Police, to collect Bhatkal’s voice sample.
Pandya,a senior BJP leader,was shot dead by unidentified men after a morning walk in Ahmedabad.
The accused were produced before court upon expiry of their 15-day custodial interrogation.
Special Cell gets duos custody.
After his arrest,Bhatkal was in NIA custody for his role in Dilshukhnagar bomb blasts in Hyderabad.
Staying in Chennai with Irshad,he became suspicious of everything around him.