Over a hundred quizzed, none arrested in NIA officer’s killing

Friday, Apr 8, 2016,15:49 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Bijnor | Over a hundred people have been questioned following raids at several places in connection with the killing of NIA officer Tanzil Ahmed but no arrest has been made so far, Uttar Pradesh DGP Javeed Ahmed said today.

No person has been arrested yet. However, over a hundred people have been questioned in raids conducted in Delhi, Bijnor and Aligarh, Ahmed said here. He said many of those who have been questioned had provided valuable information about the incident which will play an important role in solving the case.

There is no time limit fixed for the investigation but the truth will come out soon, he said, adding the police is questioning all the suspects named by the family members of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) officer.

Tanzil Ahmed, probing terror cases related to Indian Mujahideen, was shot dead on April 3 by two unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants who also wounded his wife when they were returning home from a wedding near UP’s Bijnor town.

The DGP said Anti-Terror Squad (ATS), Special Task Force (STF) and with NIA are jointly investigating the case. He also visited the spot in Sahaspur area where the officer was killed.