His remarks came as the NIA alleged that Indore-based Chauhan had undergone training in arms and explosives in Haryana and Madhya Pradesh.

Kamal Chauhan, a disgruntled former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh worker arrested by the National Investigation Agency, on Tuesday claimed that he had planted bombs on board the Samjhauta Express in 2007. The blast left 68 people, mostly Pakistanis, dead.

“Yes, I have done it on my will,” Chauhan told journalists as he was being taken out after in-camera proceedings in the Panchkula court, which granted the NIA his custody till February 24 for questioning him on his role in the blast on the Delhi-Lahore train.

His remarks came as the NIA alleged that Indore-based Chauhan had undergone training in arms and explosives in Haryana and Madhya Pradesh.

“Investigations reveal that Chauhan, along with Ramchandra Kalasangra alias Ramji and Lokesh Sharma, also charged in the case, planted the explosives on the train at Old Delhi, from where the train originates,” NIA Special Prosecutor R.K. Handa said.

“We have to unearth his complete involvement and association. During investigations, it has come to light that Chauhan underwent extensive training in handling of weapons and explosives. He took training at the Karni Singh shooting range in Faridabad [Haryana] and a register seized by the CBI on August 10, 2011 has the entries of his name in that shooting range. He also took explosives and arms training at Bagli in Dewas [Madhya Pradesh],” he said.

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