Dindigul panchayat union councillor Muthupandi of Karatazhaganpatti, who was arrested on charges of possessing lethal weapons and explosives, was produced before Judicial Magistrate Court II Judge N. Arivu here on Thursday. The judge extended his remand for 15 days and asked the police to produce him before the court on May 6 for further hearing.

The police have arrested a gang that hurled a country bomb at the councillor near the Dindigul Press Club on March 27. The councillor was also arrested the same day.

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