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NIA: Offer of Rs 12,000 made him send HC terror email

delhi Updated: Oct 11, 2011 00:37 IST
Rajesh Ahuja
Rajesh Ahuja
Hindustan Times
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It turns out that a promise of money was the main motivator behind sending of the email that claimed responsibility for the Delhi high court blast.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) investigators have arrested Abid Hussain, a Kishtwar resident, for sending the email.

They have also arrested one Amir Abbas Dev on charges of providing the draft of the email to Hussain.

Investigators claimed that Hussain was promised a payment of Rs 12,000 by Dev for sending the email. Though, Hussain sent the mail, he didn't get the money promised by Dev.

The mail was sent from id '' a few hours after the blast that claimed 15 lives on September 7. "Dev had given the draft of the email to Hussain on September 5, two days before the blast with a promise of a payment of Rs 12,000. Hussain wanted the money for treatment of one of his friends for nocturnal emissions," said a source who didn't want to be identified.

The NIA has moved applications saying both Dev and Hussain are ready to record their statements before a magistrate under section 164 of CrPC.

It is an indication that Dev and Hussain are ready to accept their role in the whole conspiracy to send the email. The NIA is now focusing on the interrogation of the third arrested accused Wasim Akram Malik.

Malik, 23, is also a Kishtwar native. He is a fourth year student of MBBS in Bangladesh. Investigators describe him as a radicalised boy but they are yet to ascertain the extent his role in the whole conspiracy.