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No terror angle in Tanzil Ahmad murder case: UP DGP Javeed

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Published on 3 April 2016 1:16 PM GMT

No terror angle in Tanzil Ahmad murder case: UP DGP Javeed
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Bijnore: The terrorist angle in the killing of Deputy Superintendent of National Investigation Agency (NIA) Tanzil Ahmad in Bijnore district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday night seems to be a unlikely possibility, Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Javeed Ahmad said.

Talking to newztrack.com in Lucknow on Sunday, he said the preliminary probe did not suggest any terrorist attack on the officer who was shot dead by motor bike-borne assailants near Sahaspur under Syohara police station of Bijnore.

Meanwhile, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in Lucknow that the Central government had also spoken to all concerned officers in this regard.

Tanzil, originally a Border Security Force officer, was part of probing team in the Pathankot terror attack case as liaison officer .

He was sprayed with bullets while he was returning from a marriage ceremony.

The NIA has sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government over this issue.

The attack:

  • It happened late last night.
  • Tanzil sustained 21 bullets.
  • He succumbed to the injuries while on his way to the Cosmos Hospital in Moradabad.
  • His wife also sustained injuries and her condition was stated to be critical.
  • Inspector General of Police(IG), Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) , UP Assem Arun and Deputy Inspector General (DIG) NIA have rushed to Bijnore from Lucknow.
  • He had no enmity against anyone and was a very friendly person, said Raghib Ahmad, brother of slain NIA officer.

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