torsdag, mars 08, 2012

Indisk journalist på Radio Tehran bakom ambassadbomb

Den indiske journalisten Syed Mohammed
Kazmi arbetar för Radio Tehran och den
Republic News Agency. Igår häktades 
han för anstiftan till bomben mot en israelisk
Vid bombdådet skadades en israelisk diplomat-
hustru allvarligt.

Kazmi hade iakttagits när han dirigerade en
motorcyklist som fäste en magnetmina under
bilen. Han uppges också ha rekognoserat
inne på ambassaden.
"Kazmi was picked up from his Jor Bagh residence here
late last night and arrested under the Unlawful Activities
(Prevention) Act for allegedly extending help to the terrorist who
stuck a magnetic bomb to the car of Israeli diplomat Tal Yehoshua,
official sources said. Yehoshua was critically injured in the attack.
"We have arrested one person in this case.
We have to nab two-three more people," Delhi Police
Commissioner B K Gupta said.

While Gupta refused to give any further details other than
recovery of a mobile phone and a laptop from his possession,
sources in Delhi Police claimed that Kazmi had helped the bomber
in conducting a recce of the Israeli embassy several times.
Kazmi used to run a feature news agency "Media Star"
besides being a part time worker with Iranian broadcaster
and also a columnist for Persian newspapers in Iran,
sources said.

The sources said that Kazmi, who was also employed as a
contractual news reader for Urdu with Doordarshan
(Radio Tehran), had been a visitor to Israeli embassy as
well besides having covered Iraq war for a private
production house whose programme were telecast on
the national television channel.
The sources claimed he had provided insider information
to the bomber." (Outlook India)