Shahrukh Saifi was arrested by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad and Kerala Police on Wednesday in Ratnagiri. Shahrukh is the prime suspect within the arson assault within the Kozhikode prepare arson case. No one in Shahrukh Saifi’s Shaheen Bagh neighborhood in southeast Delhi suspected him of being something aside from a reclusive younger man who saved to himself and didn’t interact a lot with the locals.
Even his circle of relatives didn’t accuse Saifi of getting delinquent tendencies, however after he vanished on March 31, Saifi’s father reported him lacking to the native police station out of fear. A member of the family revealed that the police got here to their home asking for him round 10 am on Tuesday. They then got here again on Wednesday to tell them of his detention and additional searched his room and belongings. They took with them a number of paperwork as nicely.
Investigation from Delhi and Kerala Police on Assault
As police from Kerala and Delhi began their hunt for the accused arsonist who began the fireplace on the Alappuzha-Kannur Government Categorical that killed three individuals, together with a toddler, Saifi’s dwelling was searched a number of instances. The Delhi Police have additionally began investigating Saifi’s background and determining his alleged community.
Saifi resides in a three-room home on the primary ground of a house in FC Block in Shaheen Bagh along with his two youthful brothers, dad and mom, and grandmother. In response to his father, Fakhruddin, the household discovered it obscure that their son was concerned in such a severe matter as a result of he had by no means earlier than traveled to a different state.
The household resided in that neighborhood for nearly 15 years and this was the primary time Shahrukh traveled exterior Delhi in line with Fakhruddin. He additionally added that Shahrukh hardly ever engages with anybody exterior the household and prefers to stay to himself normally.
Saifi departed along with his father for his or her carpenter store in Nithari village in Noida Sector 31 each morning. The daddy mentioned that on Friday, though his son Shahrukh knowledgeable him that he would arrive late to their retailer, he failed to indicate up. Seeing this he referred to as his elder son Farooq who advised him that Shahrukh had already left dwelling in line with Rasula, a relative of theirs.
Saifi’s household reported him lacking on April 2 after being unable to seek out him for 3 days, solely to find later that he had been taken into custody in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. Saifi, in line with Fakhruddin, started working with him on the carpenter firm after finishing Class XII at a authorities establishment. He had no prior convictions and was not a member of any organizations or political events.
Saifi was characterised as a recluse by the locals. They asserted that they by no means overheard him converse with anybody and that he solely ever left the home to go to the shop. Resident Faheem mentioned he was stunned to study that Saifi had been detained as a result of he by no means loitered round aimlessly like the opposite youths or engaged in a lot socializing with neighbors. Within the 14 years that Sarfaraz had lived on the lane, he too mentioned Saifi had by no means spoken to him. There have been a number of extra who insisted that they had by no means even seen him.
With assistance from the Maharashtra ATS and Central intelligence companies, Shahrukh Saifi was apprehended in Ratnagiri. The police realized that the suspect went to a hospital in Ratnagiri for therapy after struggling head and face accidents.
9 passengers suffered burn accidents, and three individuals—together with a baby—have been mentioned to have perished after leaping from a rushing prepare to flee the fireplace. The wrongdoer, Shahrukh Saifi, who lit many passengers on hearth contained in the D1 compartment of the Alappuzha-Kannur Categorical at Elathur in Kozhikode on Sunday night time, was wanted by police in a significant search. Round 9.30 p.m., the accused doused quite a few passengers in flammable liquid and lit them ablaze.