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How ISI executed terror on the Indian railways: NIA chargesheet reveals all

By Vicky
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The National Investigation Agency which filed its chargesheet in the terror on tracks case has said that the ISI roped in a Nepalese national to carry out a blast in Bihar. In all the NIA chargesheeted nine persons including two Nepalese nationals in the case. On October 2016, an attempt was made to blow up a railway track at Bihar's Ghorasahan.

How ISI executed terror on the Indian railways: NIA chargesheet reveals all

Shamshul Hoda from Nepal was dialed by the ISI. Hoda who has been providing manpower for the ISI roped in men from Bihar to execute the blast. Hoda according to the NIA chargesheet was acting on the instructions of an ISI agent, Mohammad Shafi Sheikh.

Hoda first came in touch with Sheikh in Dubai. Following this he moved to Nepal and continued to stay in touch with Sheikh, the NIA says. In July 2016 Sheikh called Hoda and asked him to execute an attack on a railway track in Bihar. The NIA chargesheet says that the conspiracy hatched was to carry out IED explosions on railway tracks and bridges, to blow up passenger trains to cause loss to public life, disrupt essential lines of communication and to thereby cause threat to security and integrity of India.

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    In the chargesheet the other persons to be named are Umashankar Patel, Gajendra Sharma, Rakesh Kumar Yadav, Ranjay Sah, Mukesh Yadav, Motilal Paswan and Arun Ram, Brij Kishore Giri (Nepalese) and Samsul Hoda.

    Once the plan was set, Hoda called on Giri and transferred money into his account. Giri was tasked with recruiting bomb makers from Bihar. Giri recruited Sharma, Rakesh Yadav, Patel, Mukesh Yadav, Paswan, Sah and Ram to bomb the track.

    Other acts of sabotage:

    In the chargesheet, the NIA also speaks about another attack was planed at Adapur and Nakardei raiway stations. This was a plan hatched on December 3 2016.

    To substantiate its claim the NIA attached an audio clip in which Giri is heard telling Patel that another group was successful in a sabotage activity in Kanpur. The NIA is also probing railway accidents that took place near Kanpur and Kuneru in Andhra Pradesh.

    These accidents claimed the lives of 180 people.

    An NIA officer said that the probe into these cases are still on. We are yet to corroborate the evidence in this regard.

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