Mumbai, July 19 :
A Mumbai metropolitan court
Thursday extended till July 23 the police remand of Parvez Tak
suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba extremist
and step-father of murdered
Bollywood starlet Laila Khan
Tak, a native of Jammu and
Kashmir's Kishtwar town, about 230 km from Jammu, was arrested June 21
after Laila Khan
's vehicle was found in that town.
Kashmir Police July 7 handed him over to the Mumbai police for
questioning, following which he was brought to Mumbai the next day.
July 11, the Mumbai police's crime branch recovered six skeletons
within the premises of the starlet's farm house in Igatpuri near Nashik,
around 130 km from Mumbai.
Tak, charged with kidnapping and
killing of Laila Khan
and her family, confessed to the murders and led
the Mumbai police team to the Igatpuri farm house where the six
skeletons were found, police said.
Tak also took help of the watchman of the bungalow whom he had hired two months before the killing, police said.
, 30, other victims whose skeletons were recovered at the
farm house most likely were her mother Selina, 52, her sisters Zara, 25,
and Azmina, 32, brother Imran, 25, and cousin Reshma Khan, 19, police
Preliminary forensic reports revealed that five of the six skeletons were those of women.
of jewellery, some synthetic clothing and underclothing were found on
the skeletons. However, the final forensic reports would ascertain if
the skeletons were those of Laila and her kin, police said.© IANS