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Pathankot: Apprehended suspect turns out to be a local, freed by Punjab Police

In A Shocking Development On Two Days After Pathankot Terror Operation Was Called Over, Indian Army On Wednesday Apprehended One Suspected Person At Indian Air Force Station Gate In The Disturbed Area.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Devika Chhibber | Updated on: 06 Jan 2016, 10:28:32 PM

New Delhi :

In a shocking development just two days after Pathankot terror operation was called over, Indian Army on Wednesday apprehended one suspect at Indian Air Force station gate in the disturbed area.

However, later he turned out to be a local named Promod Das and was freed by Punjab Police. 

Earlier, a video footage showed the man dressed in Army uniform being apprehended by the Indian Army. He was then detained by Punjab Police which released him after he turned out to be local caught in a mess.

On Wednesday morning, an alert was sounded in Gurdaspur district of Punjab and a search operation launched in a village after locals reported sighting of two men in army uniform moving in suspicious manner.

7 people were martyred in the Pathankot attack which also saw killing of 6 terrorists in the region. 

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First Published : 06 Jan 2016, 07:58:00 PM