New Delhi: Shamshul Hoda, a suspected ISI operative, who is also an accused in the Kanpur train derailment case, was deported to Nepal from Dubai on Monday.
A special team of Nepal Police arrested Samshul Hoda along with three others. The three others have been identified as Brij Kishor Giri, Ashish Singh and Umesh Kumar Kurmi, all from Kalaiya district in southern Nepal.
Hoda has been detained from the Tribhuvan International Airport , said Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Pashupati Upadhyaya.
Hoda is the mastermind of a twin murder in Bara district of Nepal, the police said.
A case has already been registered against him in Bara District Court.
“Nepal Police will also work in close coordination with the Indian Police for Hoda’s alleged involvement in criminal activities in India,” he said.
The police have brought Hoda and three other accused criminals to Nepal from Dubai in coordination with the Interpol, Upadhyaya told PTI.
Hoda, who is suspected to be an ISI agent, is currently in the custody of Nepal police and security agencies are working to bring him back to India.
Pakistan’s spy agency ISI was suspected to be behind the train disaster in Kanpur after police arrested three people-Moti Paswan, Uma Shankar Patel and Mukesh Yadav-from Bihar’s Motihari district.
According to Bihar police, the three were paid Rs three lakh by a Nepali man who had connections with Hoda.
The arrested suspects had reportedly confessed that they were asked by the ISI to target Indian railways.
The ISI link to the November 20, 2016, train disaster, in which 115 people were killed, was being suspected after the interrogation of the trio, police had said.
Moti Paswan, Uma Shankar Patel and Mukesh Yadav confessed to having worked for a Nepalese contact suspected to be connected to ISI to target the railways, Motihari Superintendent of Police, Jitendra Rana had said.