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DSP Davinder Singh Case: Ministry Of Home Affairs Asks NIA To Investigate The Matter

The Police Arrested Singh At Mir Bazar In Kulgam District On Saturday, Along With Hizbul Mujahideen Terrorists Naveed Baba And Altaf, Besides A Lawyer Who Was Operating As An Overground Worker For Terror Outfits.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 16 Jan 2020, 05:19:18 PM
DSP Davinder Singh.

DSP Davinder Singh. (Photo Credit: File)

New Delhi:

The Ministry of Home Affairs has asked the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to investigate the case of Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh, who was arrested for helping terrorists travel out of the Union Territory.

The police arrested Singh at Mir Bazar in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday, along with Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists Naveed Baba and Altaf, besides a lawyer who was operating as an overground worker for terror outfits.

"Consequent upon the arrest of Mr. Davinder Singh on January 11 while trying to assist terrorist to travel outside J&K and recovery of arms and ammunition which amounts to disloyalty and conduct that has brought the force into disrepute, the Sher-e-Kashmir Police Medal for Gallantry, is hereby forfeited," said the government order, signed by Shaleen Kabra.

Principal Secretary (Home). On Tuesday, the police said searches were carried out at Singh's residence in Srinagar, next to the Army's XV corps headquarters at Badami Bagh cantonment, where he had sheltered Naveed, Altaf and a new joinee in the banned terror outfit. Two pistols, an AK rifle and a large quantity of ammunition were seized from his residence, they had said.

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First Published : 16 Jan 2020, 04:07:55 PM