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Personal enmity behind Tanzil Ahmad's murder says IG

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Published on 12 April 2016 4:11 AM GMT

Personal enmity behind Tanzil Ahmads murder says IG
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Bijnaur: The murder mystery of National Investigation Agency's officer Tanzil Ahmad has been solved by the Uttar Pradesh Police. Bareilly Zone Inspector General of Police, Vijay Meena, claimed in a press conference on Tuesday that Muneer, who is still absconding, was the man behind the NIA officer's murder. Personal enmity was the reason, he said. The IG said that CCTV footage of the crime reveal that absconder Muneer, Zainul and Rehan were involved in Ahmad's murder.

Highlights:

  • Personal enmity was the main motive for Tanzil Ahmad's murder.
  • The IG stated that Muneer fired bullets at Ahmad.
  • Muneer feared that he may be picked up in a case of Rs 98 lakh loot in Dhampur.
  • Rehan, Tanzil Ahmad's relative, was annoyed with the NIA officer for not helping him in a case.
  • Tanzil Ahmad also had a dispute with Muneer over a shop.
  • CCTV footage shows that they followed Ahmad from 'Bandhan guest house' and then fired at him.
  • The Dhampur loot bullets and the bullets used in Tanzil Ahmad's murder were same.
  • Witnesses confirmed Muneer's presence in Sahaspur, the place of the NIA officer's murder on the day of his death.

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

  • Muneer's bank accounts were also verified by Uttar Pradesh police.
  • The Bijnor Police arrested Zainul and Rehan but Muneer escaped.
  • Mobile locations were also verified and the last location of Muneer was Dhampur.
  • A lookout notice has been issued against Muneer to prevent him from going out of the country.
  • The Additional Directorate General of Police Daljit Singh Chaudhary stated that Muneer is an Indian passport holder. "He had got his passport in 2011. We are keeping a watch so that he does not flee from the country," stated the ADG.
  • The police have taken the statements of witnesses under section 164 CrPC.
  • No weapons have been recovered by the police yet.
  • We are trying to plug loose ends and the investigation is still on by the NIA, STF and the police, said IG Vijay Meena.
  • The Director General of Police, Javeed Ahmad announced a cash prize of Rs 50,000 on Muneer during his Bijnor visit on Friday.

Read the entire case here: NIA officer, part of Pathankot probe, killed in Uttar Pradesh

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