BJP Sarpanch Arrested For Terror Links With Ex-DSP Davinder Singh

The NIA has now dug out terror links of Tariq Ahmad Mir, a former sarpanch, aligned to the BJP, from Shopian in the Kashmir Valley.

Srinagar| A former sarpanch with links to BJP from north Kashmir has been arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for allegedly furnishing arms to the Hizbul terrorists in the ex-DSP Davinder Singh case.

Tariq Ahmad Mir – a former sarpanch from north Kashmir’s Shopian district – was an arms conduit who rendered logistic support and arms to Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Naveed Babu, sources say.

Tainted DSP Davinder Singh was arrested with Naveed Babu on January 11, this year.

Mir was in touch with Davinder Singh, the suspended Deputy Superintendent of Police, a National Investigation Agency official said.

Mir, a resident of Meldoora Shopian was arrested from his rented accommodation in Baramulla. He is a Sarpanch of Meldoora village and later joined Bharatiya Janata Party, official sources told.

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Sources said that Mir was sent to six days of NIA custody by a court.

No representative from the saffron party could be contacted for the comment on the member of their party.

In January, DSP Davinder Singh was caught by police along with two militants and an overground worker while he was allegedly ferrying them out of the Kashmir Valley to outside J-K. He was suspended following his arrest and the case was later taken over by the National Investigation Agency.

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