Malaysia shares details of terror accused with India
Malaysian authorities have finally shared with India interrogation and other details pertaining to a Sri Lankan national, who had been arrested in that country on the charge of conspiring to carry out terror strikes on the US and Israeli consulates in South India.
The interrogation report claims that 47-year-old Mohammed Hussain Mohammed Sulaiman had admitted he was part of the conspiracy and had promised <g data-gr-id="17">Sakir</g> Hussain, his compatriot, to help reach two suicide bombers to the southern coast from Maldives, official sources said.
While Hussain, who has been convicted, is at present serving jail term in Tamil Nadu, Sulaiman has been deported to Sri Lanka from Malaysian custody.
National Investigation Agency (NIA) had requested <g data-gr-id="15">Malayasia</g> for details under the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT), signed by the two countries in 2012.
India had secured an Interpol Red Corner Notice against him for allegedly hatching "criminal conspiracy, acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention, possession of forged or counterfeit currency notes, terrorist act and raising funds for terrorist act".