Pathankot Probe: Pakistan JIT Meets NIA Officials

The Pakistan Joint Investigation Team (JIT) met National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials here at their headquarters.

Published: 30th March 2016 01:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th March 2016 01:40 PM   |  A+A-

Pathankot PTI

Security personnel during their operations against the militants at the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot on Monday.


NEW DELHI: After visiting the site of the Pathankot terror attack yesterday, the Pakistan Joint Investigation Team (JIT) on Wednesday met National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials here at their headquarters.

The probe team arrived in the national capital on March 27 and visited the headquarters of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) the next day.

However, it did not demand any input of the investigation carried out by the Indian agency.

The NIA, on its part, gave a detailed presentation to the JIT on the evidence collected during the course of the Pathankot terror attack probe.

The probe team visited the Pathankot air base yesterday and begun the probe into the deadly terror attack by visiting the site of the incident.

After the Pakistani probe team’s visit to India, it is reported that the NIA officials will make a return visit to Pakistan to probe the role of Azhar and his brother Abul Rauf in the deadly terror attack at the Pathankot air base.

The NIA is expected to seek access to Azhar, his brother Rauf and some key players like Kashif Jaan, identified by Indian investigators as the main handler of the slain terrorists.


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