Alleged ISIS recruit Areeb Majeed’s bail plea hearing was adjourned in the Bombay High Court on Thursday after the National Investigation Agency’s (NIA) counsel remained unavailable. Majeed has been in custody for over a year and his bail plea has been pending in HC since June this year. Majeed approached the High Court after his bail plea was rejected by a special NIA court and had sought bail as a matter of his “right under the criminal procedure code,” considering that he has been in custody since November last year and the investigating authorities have already filed a chargesheet in the case.
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The NIA opposed Majeed’s plea in a written reply before HC and the matter is likely to come up for hearing on Monday. Besides the appeal for bail, Majeed has filed a petition challenging his remand, terming the same as “illegal detention.”