Indisk politi har funnet frem til fem iranere som er mistenkt for å ha deltatt i attentatet mot en israelsk diplomat i New Dehli. De fem er medlem av Revolusjonsgarden.
De skal ha stått bak serien av attentat mot israelere i Georgia, Thailand, India. Det er Times of India, TOI, som melder dette.
Hvis bevisene stemmer kan det være med å påvirke Israel til å angripe Iran, om ikke nå, så ved en gitt anledning.
Alleging that an Iranian state agency was involved in the February 13 bomb attack on an Israeli diplomat in the capital, theDelhi Police has concluded that the suspects were members of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, a branch of the nation’s military.The investigation report, exclusively accessed by TOI, states that the IRGC members had discussed the plan to attack the Israeli diplomats in India and other countries with Indian journalist Syed Mohammad Ahmad Kazmi in January 2011, after Iranian scientists had been attacked allegedly by the Israelis. The cops have also learnt that Kazmi was in touch with these people for almost 10 years.
Details about the suspects have been shared with Iran through a letter rogatory. Delhi Police has sought more details of the five IRGC members, including the main bomber, Houshang Afshar Irani, who mentions his profession in Iran as a builder, Sedaghatzadeh Masoud (sales employee in a commercial company on Baharestan St, Tehran), Syed Ali Mahdiansadr (a mobile shopkeeper in Tehran), Mohammad Reza Abolghasemi (clerk in the finance department of Tehran’s water authority) and Ali Akbar Norouzishayan (a retired accountant in Tehran).
According to the sources, Masoud is said to be the operational head and it was he who planned the attacks in Georgia, Bangkok and Delhi.
Apart from these five, police have also come across the role of an Iranian woman, identified as Leila Rohani, in the February 13 attack in New Delhi as well as the attacks in Bangkok and Georgia, and has sought details about her as well from Iran. Rohani had allegedly helped Iranian suspects in Bangkok attack of February 14 in getting a flat, after which she fled to Tehran.