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Iranian suspect to be extradited to Thailand

world Updated: Feb 17, 2012 00:26 IST

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Thailand on Thursday said that an Iranian national suspected to be involved in the bomb plot will be extradited from Malaysia.

Masoud Sedaghat Zadeh, a suspect in Tuesday's triple bomb explosions was arrested on Wednesday by Malaysian authorities in Kuala Lumpur.

"The court approved his arrest warrant so the national police office will refer the case to the Attorney General's Office to coordinate for his extradition," police chief Phrewphan Dhamapong said.

Malaysian police chief said the Iranian was arrested under the Immigration Act of Malaysia following information provided by Thai authorities.