ISI agent Shamshul Huda who is the prime suspect in Kanpur train derailment, arrested in Nepal :- Nepal Police’s special team has arrested one of the key suspects of a train derailment in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. This incident took place in last year.
The snooping agency of Pakistan – Inter-Services Intelligence’s (ISI) Dubai-based agent Shamshul Huda is a known operative of fake Indian currency and has a network in Nepal.
On Tuesday, the Indian agency – National Investigation Agency (NIA) confirmed the arrest of Shamshul Huda.
DIG – Pashupati Upadhyaya said that Huda was arrested along with three others as soon as he landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport yesterday.
DIG Upadhyaya said that we have heard that Huda is wanted in a railway accident that took place in Kanpur last year. 150 people were killed in this accident.
Upadhyaya further said that Nepal Police will also work in close coordination with the Indian Police for Huda’s alleged involvement in criminal activities in India.
The three others arrested are identified as Brij Kishor Giri, Ashish Singh, and Umesh Kumar Kurmi, all from Kalaiya district in southern Nepal. The Nepal police have brought Huda and three other accused criminals from Dubai to Nepal in coordination with the Interpol. The main accused – Huda is the mastermind of a twin murder in Bara district of Nepal.
Upadhyaya said that Huda has links with international criminal groups and he has been involved in a number of criminal activities in Nepal and India.
NIA is investigating the role of ISIS in the derailment of Indore-Patna Express train on 20th November 2016 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. 150 people lost their lives in this accident. The agency is also probing into the train derailments in Kuneru in Andhra Pradesh and Bihar’s Ghorasahan case in which an IED was found near a rail track.
Earlier, the Bihar Police had arrested three suspected criminals named as Moti Paswan, Uma Shankar Patel, and Mukesh Yadav in connection with the case and had claimed that ISI had conspired to carry out a spate of train derailments in India.
Bihar Police, during interrogation, said that the three accused confessed to receiving Rs 3 lakh from Nepal citizen Brajesh Giri for planting the bomb on rail tracks at Ghorasahan in East Champaran district on 1st October 2016 to cause an accident. But the tragedy was averted. Brajesh Giri is allegedly connected with the ISI.
The police said that during interrogation, Moti Paswan revealed that the money was routed through Shamshul Huda to carry out the derailments.