Pathankot probe: Pak JIT to record statements of witnesses today

New Delhi, Mar. 31 (ANI): The Pakistan Joint Investigation Team (JIT) on Thursday reached the National Investigation agency (NIA) headquarters in the national capital to record the statements of Pathankot attack witnesses-Gurdaspur Superintendent of Police Salwinder Singh, his cook Madan Gopal and jeweller Rajesh Verrma.

The probe team arrived in the national capital on March 27 and visited the headquarters of the 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 on March 29 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. (ANI)

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