Shahid was facing charges of promoting enmity between different groups.
The police had recovered around Rs 9 lakh from the possession of the five accused.
The police made the plea after questioning of two key accused in the Patna blasts case.
Police are looking at the duo for information since there are similarities between IEDs used in Patna and Bangalore blast.
The team of NIA officials has been camping in Azamgarh for last three days.
The suspect, Abu Faisal allegedly heads a gang having links with SIMI and Indian Mujahideen.
Abu Faisal allegedly heads a gang having links with SIMI and Indian Mujahideen.
Security agencies linked the five to the crimes through a cellphone they abandoned at the Bijnor house.
The group is suspected to be involved in a bank robbery in Karimnagar on February 1, 2014; a blast on a Bangalore-Guwahati train on May 1.
The suspects’ footprints have been found in Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu.
In a little over a year, members of the Abu Faisal gang who fled Khandwa jail in MP have been named in terror attacks and bank robberies across the country.
The court denied permission of taking the 26 accused to Kerala saying it could be a risky affair.
The doctor also provided the youths money to enable them to procure visas to travel via Turkey to Syria to join the IS.
There are over 65 accused lodged in Sabarmati Central Jail in connection with the Ahmedabad serial blasts case
They had escaped from Khandwa jail in MP; probe into Sept Bijnor blast links five of them to crimes across country.