Pathankot Attack: NIA Submits Report To Ministry of Home Affairs

07/01/2016 3:40 PM IST | Updated 29/08/2016 9:42 PM IST
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An Indian civilian rides past as an army soldier takes position outside the Indian air force base in Pathankot, India, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016. Indian troops were still battling at least two gunmen Sunday evening at the air force base near the country's border with Pakistan, more than 36 hours after the compound came under attack, a top government official said. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

NEW DELHI -- The National Investigation Agency (NIA) team, probing the Pathankot terror attack, on Thursday submitted its report to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

The NIA had yesterday taken Gurdaspur Superintendant of Police (SP) Salwinder Singh to the spot where he was allegedly abducted by the terrorists.

The NIA is questioning the Gurdaspur SP, his friend Rajesh Verma and the cook in connection with the case.

The NIA has registered three cases as part of its probe in the case.

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The first case which was filed under Sections 364, 365, 367,368, 397, 398, 419 and 171 of the IPC and Section 25 of the Arms Act, pertains to the abduction of Gurdaspur Superintendent of Police Salwinder Singh.

The second and the third cases are related to the killing of the Innova taxi driver and the attack on the air base respectively.

Six terrorists were neutralised in the terror attack at the Pathankot air base that began in the wee hours on 1 January.

Seven security personnel were also martyred in the terror attack.

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