Center directs National Investigation Agency to probe Mangaluru blast. mangaluru news

Mangaluru: Ministry of Home Affairs (home Ministry) has directed National Investigation Agency (NIA) to investigate mangaluru blast case In Karnataka.

Under Secretary Vipul Alok said, “The blast case – in a moving auto-rickshaw in which driver Purushottam K and passenger/accused Mohammad Shariq were injured – has been handed over to the NIA as per the provisions of the NIA Act 2008.” To the Government of India.

Central Government received information regarding registration of FIR at Kankanadi Town Police Station on November 20, 2022 on the complaint of Puruthothama, Autorickshaw Driver, under Sections 3, 4 and 5 of the Explosive Substances Act, 1908 and Sections 120B and 307 of IPC Is. Related to an explosion in the back of his autorickshaw in Mangaluru city – the administrative headquarters of Dakshina Kannada district – when he was carrying an unidentified passenger/accused from Kankanadi railway station towards Pumpwell.

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The complainant and the passenger/accused were seriously injured and the auto rickshaw was damaged.
From the spot, the local police recovered a 5-litre pressure cooker, three 9-volt batteries, a damaged circuit and other materials which are commonly used for the preparation of improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

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During investigation, the passenger/accused was identified as Sharik alias Prem Raj, son of Late Abdul Majeed, Thirthahalli, Soppugudde, Shivamogga District.
A raid by the local police at Shariq’s rented accommodation in Mysuru led to the recovery of various chemical substances, electrical items and mechanical equipment used to prepare IEDs.
“The Central Government is of the opinion that a scheduled offense under the NIA Act, 2008 has been committed and having regard to the gravity of the offense and its bearing on national security, it deserves to be investigated by the NIA. To take action. Therefore, the NIA Act, 2008 In exercise of the powers conferred under sub-section (5) of section 6 read with section 8 of the Central Government, hereby directs the NIA to investigate the above case,” Vipul Alok vide order dated 23rd November said in.

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