Under world don Abu Salem was produced before the CBI court in Hyderabad today for the hearing on his counterfeit passport case. The court has posted the matter for a final hearing on July 19.
Abu Salem is charged with obtaining a duplicate passport from Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh in 2003. The case has been going on since 2006.
Abu was last brought before the Court on June 29 this year and the hearing was postponed for today.
Abu Salem is lodged in a Mumbai jail. He was brought under heavy security arrangements and was taken back immediately after the court announced the next date of hearing.
Meanwhile, Mohd Abdul Azeem, his lawyer is learned to have approached the AP High Court to obtain a stay order against the final hearing.
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