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NIA takes over case of LeT terrorist escape in Srinagar

NIA takes over case of LeT terrorist escape in Srinagar

 Feb 13, 2018

The National Investigation Agency has taken over the case to probe the escape of Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist Naveed Jutt in Srinagar.

The NIA has registered a case related to the escape of the hardcore LeT terrorist from SMHS hospital in Srinagar where he was brought under police custody on February 6 for treatment. 

“The NIA will also investigate the security lapses during Naveed’s visit to the hospital or any connivance of hospital staffs in his escape,' said a highly placed source in the security agency. 

An FIR was registered by the local Police at Karan Nagar in Srinagar district. 

In this incident, two police personnel Head Constable Mushtaq Ahmed and Constable Babar Ahmed were martyred.


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