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DySP Singh’s arrest: 20 member NIA team in Kashmir

‘Visit Anantnag district, meet police officials’

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5 Dariya News

Srinagar , 01 Feb 2020

In connection with the case regarding the arrest of DySP Devender Singh, the country’s premier investigating agency—National Investigating Agency (NIA), a 20 – member team arrived in Kashmir on Saturday to collect more facts about Singh who was arrested by J&K police while transporting three people including two Hibzul Mujahideen militants.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), top Hizb commander Naveed Babu, Rafi Ahmed and Irfan Mir, a law school dropout were arrested while travelling to Jammu on January 11. The team led by a DIG rank officer went to Anantnag and held a meeting with the police officials. NIA officials are currently interrogating Singh in Jammu after the agency got his transit remand.Last week the DG NIA, YC Modi, reviewed investigations into the case that has shook the security establishment on J&K and at Centre.  After initial investigations by J&K police the case was handed to the NIA.According to sources Babu, Ahmed and Mir had planned a travel to Pakistan after reaching Jammu. As per KNO, after Singh’s arrest, J&K police conducted multiple raids at his residences in Srinagar.Singh was posted with the anti-hijacking wing of J&K police in Srinagar, and was part of the security staff that received a group of foreign ambassadors who visited Kashmir last month including the ambassador of the US. (KNO)


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