Pathankot probe team reaches India, will be given limited access

27 Mar, 2016 2:38 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A five-member team of Pakistani investigators arrived in India on Sunday to carry forward the probe into the Pathankot Air Base attack.

Led by Punjab Counter-Terrorism Department Additional Inspector-General Muhammad Tahir Rai, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) left for India on a special plane from Allama Iqbal International Airport.

Intelligence Bureau’s Deputy Director-General Lahore Muhammed Azim Arshad, Military Intelligence’s Lieutenant Colonel Irfan Mirza, Lieutenant-Colonel Tanvir Ahmad of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Inspector Shahid Tanveer, a Punjab police officer based in Gujranwala, are the other members of the JIT.

The investigating team has been given limited access to the place where attack was carried out, while the team will not given access to security forces personnel nor the team would be briefed on the investigations carried in the case so far.

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