‘Wife and son can be with Ma’dani during treatment days’

Bangalore: A special trial court here Saturday ruled that PDP leader Abdul Nasser Ma’dani, detained in a Bangalore prison in connection with 2008 serial blasts here, can have the assistance of his wife and son while getting medical treatment in the hospital.

H R Srinivas, the special trial court judge of Parappana Agrahara jail where Ma’dani has been lodged, ruled in favour of Ma’dani in a plea by him seeking an assistant be allowed to attend on him in the hospital.

The court also directed to shift Ma’dani to the hospital soon. His wife Sufiya and son Umarul Muktar can stay with him until the treatment ends.

Madani, arrested in Kerala on August 17, 2010, is among 31 people chargesheeted in the case relating to the July 2008 blasts that killed a person and left 20 others injured in Bangalore.