Pathankot attack : Pakistan JIT winds up probe in India

Apr 02, 2016, 09:40 IST | Agencies

Welcomes NIA’s proposal of its team visiting Pakistan, says will work out mutually convenient dates

New Delhi: The Pakistani JIT yesterday concluded its six-day discussions with NIA on the probe into the Pathankot terror attack even as the visiting officials recorded statements of witnesses and collected DNA report of slain terrorists.

On the proposal for an NIA team’s visit to Pakistan, the Joint Investigating Team (JIT) has welcomed it, saying mutually convenient dates will be worked out. The team was given a detailed presentation on the probe conducted so far and it was taken to the crime scene in Pathankot.

The JIT was also been handed over a few other documents, including DNA report of the four terrorists killed in the 80-hour gun battle with security forces in the month of January.

The Pakistani team, headed by Additional Inspector General of Police, Counter Terrorism Department, Muhammad Tahir Rai and including ISI’s Lt Col Tanvir Ahmed, began their day by recording the statements of witnesses in the case, National Investigation Agency (NIA) sources said. The team had arrived in India on March 27.

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