Srinagar, June 8 -- The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday sought more time from a Delhi court to file its objections to a bail plea moved by Abdul Rashid Sheikh, alias Er. Rashid, the winner of the Baramulla Lok Sabha seat.

The Patiala House Court had on Thursday sought response of NIA in the bail plea after the former legislator moved the court to seek bail.

The NIA, as learnt, has sought more time from the court to file its response/objections. "Even as the court allowed the application of NIA and deferred the next hearing to June 18, the counsel contesting the case on behalf of Er. Rashid was, in the meantime, given the relaxation to move an urgent application if the oath notification is announced by or before June 18," GNS...