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The News Minute| September 19, 2014| 1.40 pm IST Bangalore blast accused Abdul Nasser Madani's bail has been extended for a week by the Supreme Court, the apex court will also consider Madani's request of undergoing ayurvedic treatment in Kochi, Kerala. Madani who is suffering from vision problems had claimed that allopathic medicines were not having the desired affect and wanted to get ayurvedic treatment in Kochi. In August, Karnataka government had approached Supreme court asking cancellation of bail given to 2008 Bangalore blasts accused Abdul Nasser Madani. The Karnataka government in its affidavit has told the SC that Madani’s bail was posing a big challenge to the administration. The government has raised concern over a steady stream of visitors to Madani, including political figures, but the petition was rejected. Madani has had a stream of VIP visitors during his hospital stay, including the Chief Minister of Kerala Oommen Chandy. Read- Appeasement politics continues, Kerala CM meets Bangalore blast accused Madani In July, an apex court bench headed by Justice J. Chelameswar while granting bail said that during his bail, Madani will not leave the city of Bangalore and the Karnataka government is at liberty to take all steps ensure that he does not get in touch with witnesses in the case, including putting him under surveillance.

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