The NIA is likely to probe last year’s blast at a VHP rally in Roorkee in which one person was killed.
Dedicated pool of lawyers guiding officers from very beginning of the case will help the agency build a watertight case.
The arrested man is one of the accused involved in the attack during which the professor’s right hand was chopped off with an axe.
A report NIA in the case had said that the Special Cell was responsible for “fake arrest memo, fake site plan” and that the former militant was arrested “without sufficient cause”.
The NIA chargesheet throws light on the Bodo extremists being one of the end users of the bombs that were manufactured in Burdwan.
Demands of BMC included abolishing of NIA and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
All the 17 arrested in the Burdwan blast case have been charged under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
A special POTA court had previously granted the NIA an extension of 30 days to file the chargesheet.
The police made the plea after questioning of two key accused in the Patna blasts case.
Shabbir Masihullah was one of the nine Muslims arrested by the ATS in the 2006 blast.
The NIA added that it was seeking further police custody for the accused.
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The agency has virtually ruled out Afaq’s role in the Dilsukhnagar twin blasts in Hyderabad in February 2013.
Laden is said to have admitted to have known at least eight of the prime accused in the case.
Seventeen arrests have now been made in relation to the blast that took place in Burdwan on October 2 last year.