Police have said the man, who is said to have conceived and planned the Bali attacks on bars frequented by Westerners in which 202 people died, may have been involved in the latest outrage.

Officials believe he drew up plans to attack Mumbai from the sea after visiting the city with a second man last year.

An informant, who has since died in a mysterious car crash, was said to have provided details of the men’s inquiries about Mumbai’s vulnerable sea front. Read this at Telegraph