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NIA charges Pakistan diplomat in South India terror case

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    The National Investigation has filed a charge sheet against a Pakistan diplomat who was posted in Colombo and had planned attacks in South India.

    NIA charges Pakistan diplomat in South India terror case

    It may be recalled that a consular officer from Pakistan, Amir Zubair Siddiqui had plotted attacks and had even set up a module in the office of the Pakistan high commission in Sri Lanka.

    He had raised a module which was to target the US Consulate in Chennai, Eastern Naval Command, Visakhapatnam and the Israeli consulate in Bengaluru. The Q Branch of the CID, Tamil Nadu had busted the case following it was handed over to the NIA.

    During the pendency of the probe, Siddiqui was removed overnight from the commission and flown into Pakistan. The accused who were questioned admitted that they were tasked by Siddiqui to strike at important locations in South India.

    In the first charge sheet, the NIA had not named the diplomat. However, over a period of time, the probe found more evidence of his involvement following which the agency decided to name him in the additional charge sheet.

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