Under the MLAT, either country can approach the other for collecting evidence against an accused.
NIA’s special prosecutor Subhash Bhattacharya told The Indian Express that the agency asked for time and the court granted it.
Tauqeer was also named by National Investigation Agency for organising terror camps in Wagamon in 2007.
Seven people were killed in the serial blasts in Patna at Gandhi Maidan, just hours ahead of Modi’s rally.
The NIA said Azmi was arrested after he arrived in India and cleared immigration, but made no mention of his alleged deportation.
Ahmad was brought to court under heavy security, with his face uncovered.
Centre and states cannot be adversaries in terror cases. A unified NCTC is crucial.
The arms haul led to the arrest of two persons, Thangdeihtung and Liankhanmanga, both aged 30 and residents of Champhai town.
The NIA also said their probe into these cases were “held up” due to want of interrogation of these accused.
Pulling up the two agencies for ‘wasting precious time of the court’, it said home secretary must ‘apprise court about the anomaly created’.
NIA plays Central agency card but court gives custody of Tehseen, Waqas to Special Cell.
Action as per court directive, says district administration.
Mohsin, an alleged IM operative, is wanted in many terror cases, including the German Bakery blast of February 2010.
The marines faced a mandatory death penalty under the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against Safety of Maritime Navigation Act.
Italy had strongly contested the applicability of SUA after NIA sought to prosecute the marines and the MHA subsequently giving the sanction.