Kishtwar killings’ probe goes to NIA

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday handed over investigations into the killings of BJP leader Anil Parihar and his brother Ajit Parihar to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

An order to this effect was issued by the MHA on Tuesday.

The NIA will now register a FIR into the killings and set up a team for investigations, which were being conducted by a special Investigating Team (SIT) of Kishtwar police.

The NIA was presently assisting Kishtwar police in the investigations in Parihar brothers’ killing.

The BJP leader and his brother were gunned down by two militants in Kishtwar town on November 1.


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