Train Crash Mas­ter­mind Held in Nepal

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

NEW DELHI: The Na­tional In­ves­ti­ga­tion Agency (NIA) on Tues­day con­firmed that Dubai-based Shamshul Huda, who acted as “mas­ter­mind” for an ISIbacked plot to cause train ac­ci­dents in In­dia, was ar­rested by po­lice in Nepal. “Shamshul Huda has been ar­rested by the Nepal Po­lice af­ter be­ing de­ported from Dubai,” a se­nior NIA of­fi­cial said on the con­di­tion of anonymity. Af­ter the Home Min­istry’s Jan­uary 25 and 26 or­ders, the NIA took over the Gho­rasa­han, Kan­pur and Koneru cases to probe ISI’s role, which was first pointed out by the Bi­har po­lice.—

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