DySP’s Case: NIA Arrests Sarpanch Associated With BJP

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Jammu: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested one person, alleged to be an arms dealer, in connection with the case pertaining to the arrest of now suspended Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh who was nabbed by police for driving militants out of the Kashmir Valley earlier this year.

The arrested person has been identified as Tariq Mir and has been sent to six days of NIA custody by the court, they said.

Mir, a resident of Meldoora Shopian was arrested from Chinad Delina Baramulla from his rented accommodation. Local news agencies reported that he is a Sarpanch of Meldoora village who joined BJP after election.

Earlier this year in January, the DySP was arrested along with two militants and an overground worker while he was driving them out of the Kashmir Valley to Chandigarh. He was suspended following his arrest.

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