Three family members and three friends of Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi met him in the District Jail, Adilabad, on Thursday during the ‘mulaqat’ timings.

It was the second visit for wife Sabina Farzana and son Nooruddin and daughter Fathima while it was the first visit paid by Ali Khan, Syed Abdul Haq and Syed Hussain to their friend who is an under trial in the jail standing accused in the Nirmal hate speech case.

Notice submitted

Meanwhile, the Nizamabad police submitted the notice seeking custody of Mr. Owaisi for two days following grant of such custody by a Nizamabad court. The legislator will be shifted to the neighbouring district on Friday morning.

Handwriting samples

Meanwhile, the Nirmal police collected handwriting samples of Azeem-bin-Yahiya, the second accused in the hate speech case who had applied for permission for the December 22, 2012 meeting.

He was made to give specimen signatures in the presence of Nirmal Judicial First Class Magistrate K. Ajesh Kumar.