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NIA to probe Davinder Singh and three other accused in terror conspiracy

Apart from this, NIA will also take responsibility for the custody of Naveed Babu’s brother Irfan Mushtaq who played a major role in the terror conspiracy

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to investigate the suspended Jammu and Kashmir Police officer DSP Davinder Singh and three other accused in Delhi.

Earlier the NIA had booked suspended DSP Davinder Singh under the Arms Act and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). While transporting two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, Naveed Babu and Rafi Ahmed, and a lawyer Irfan Ahmed he was caught in a vehicle in Jammu on January 11.

The NIA took over the probe from Jammu and Kashmir Police last weekend, brought all the four arrested, including Davinder Singh, to Jammu on a transit remand.

Private sources to the investigations said that Davinder Singh will be shifted to Delhi on or before January 26 for questioning. During the inquiry, close sources to the investigation said that “DSP Davinder Singh broke down while admitting that he had made a huge mistake”.

The DSP Davinder Singh also showed bullet injuries he suffered during an encounter 20 years ago.

According to sources also the four accused — Davinder Singh, Naveed Mushtaq alias Naveed Baba, his accomplice Asif and Irfan Mir — would be produced before the NIA court before bringing them to Delhi for questioning.

Apart from this, NIA will also take responsibility for the custody of Naveed Babu’s brother Irfan Mushtaq who played a major role in the terror conspiracy. Earlier Irfan Mushtaq was detained by security agencies in connection with the case. The case was transferred to the NIA after an initial inquiry by the Jammu and Kashmir Police.

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