Pathankot Probe: NIA To Conduct Lie Detector Test On SP Salwinder Singh Today

19/01/2016 11:07 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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NEW DELHI, INDIA - JANUARY 12: Gurdaspur Superintendent of Police Salwinder Singh arrives NIA Office at Jai Singh Road for the second day of questioning on January 12, 2016 in New Delhi, India. Punjab Police officer Salwinder Singh was allegedly kidnapped by terrorists hours before the assault on the air base. (Photo by Ravi Choudhary/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

NEW DELHI -- The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will conduct lie detector-test on Gurdaspur Superintendent of Police Salwinder Singh, who was questioned in connection with the Pathankot attack, today.

A Special Delhi court had yesterday granted permission to NIA to conduct the test.

Allegedly kidnapped and released by terrorists before the Pathankot terror attack, Singh was questioned for the fifth consecutive day last week at the NIA headquarters in Delhi.

Singh had claimed that he, along with his cook and a friend, were abducted by terrorists on his way back from Panj Pir shrine.

Singh, along with his jeweller friend Rajesh Verma and cook Madan Gopal, were allegedly kidnapped by terrorists on December 31.

The terrorists entered the Pathankot air base late night on January 1 and carried out a terror strike in which seven security personnel including a Lt Colonel of NSG were killed.

Seven security personnel died in the attack of the IAF base in Pathankot, located 250 km from Chandigarh, by terrorists suspected from Pakistan.

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