Indian court extends alleged spy diplomat judicial custody

10:14, May 16, 2010      

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An Indian court Saturday extended the judicial custody of diplomat Madhuri Gupta, who was arrested on charges of spying for Pakistan, agencies, by 14 days.

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Kaveri Baweja extended 53-year- old Gupta's judicial custody till May 29 after she was produced at the Tis Hazari court in the national capital. The diplomat was earlier sent to 14 days custody on May 1.

"The Delhi Police informed the court that they have filed an application under Section 197 of the criminal penal code seeking sanction for the prosecution of the woman officer," Gupta's lawyer Joginder Dahiya told the media after the hearing.

The Indian second secretary was posted in Indian High Commission in Pakistan. She was arrested on April 27 and faces serious charges of having links with Pakistan's intelligence agencies.

Source: Xinhua

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