‘Cop suspected of links with militants spilling the beans’
Srinagar: Days after the deadly attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Anantnag, Police has set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the attack and nab the attackers.
The police said that the policeman who is found having links with militants is “spilling the beans”.
Talking to KNS Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Muneer Khan, said that the SIT will be headed by DIG south Kashmir S P Pani, with SSP Anantnag, Altaf Khan and a DSP rank officer in the team.
“The SIT will probe all angles and aspects of the attack. It will probe expeditiously and properly into the attack to get it to a logical conclusion,” Khan told KNS.
The IGP said that the SIT will probe who provided the militants the logistical and local support.
Seven pilgrims were killed and 19 others injured in an attack on yatra bus in Botingo area of Anantnag on Monday late evening.
IGP said that the policeman, Towseef Ahmad of Chakoura, Pulwama, who has been found having links with militants is being questioned. “He is cooperating with us and is spilling the beans,” he said.
Meanwhile, sources said that DIG south Kashmir has also reached Shopian to investigate and question the cop who is suspected of having links with militants. The cop was posted as driver of PDP MLA from Wachi, Aijaz Mir. (KNS)