Police said that Pakistan-based Anees Ibrahim, who is brother of Dawood Ibrahim, was connected with the underworld operatives to execute the terror plan.
Police told the court the accused was also required to be taken to Mumbai and other states like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala for recovery and verification of several properties purchased from the proceeds of crime.
Pushkar was found dead in a suite of a luxury hotel in the city on the night of January 17, 2014. The couple was staying in the hotel, as the official bungalow of Tharoor was being renovated at that time.
A vacation bench of Justices Hemant Gupta and V Ramasubramanian termed as 'troubling' that the high court has written over 100 pages discussing the entire anti-terror law UAPA while deciding the bail applications in the case and said it will require interpretation by the apex court.
Terming as 'somewhat vague' the definition of 'terrorist act' under the stringent UAPA laws and warning against its use in a 'cavalier manner', the high court set aside the trial court orders denying bail to the student activists.