NIA gives proof of JeM's role in Pathankot terror attack to Pakistan's JIT

Pakistan's Joint Investigation Team probing the terror attack on the IAF base arrived at Pathankot town in north Punjab on Tuesday.

NIA gives proof of JeM's role in Pathankot terror attack to Pakistan's JIT
Pic courtesy: ANI
  • Those responsible for Pathankot attack should be caught and given strictest of punishment: Omar.
  • Time will tell if Pakistani JIT's visit to Pathankot will be beneficial for us or not. We are hopeful it benefits us: Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah.
  • Also, is this team an inquiry team or an investigation team? Inquiry team makes no sense, says RK Singh.
  • Have they (Pakistan) registered an FIR? Which agency did? Is a member of that agency a part of the Pakistani JIT, asks BJP MP and ex-Home Secy RK Singh.
  • Shiv Sena holds protest against Pakistan's JIT in Pathankot.
  • Indian team will also visit Pakistan soon, reports Aaj Tak.
  • We have placed all evidences before them (Pak JIT), says Sharad Kumar, NIA DIG.
  • For the first time Pakistan has made serious effort towards investigation, says BJP chief Amit Shah on Pak JIT's Pathankot visit.
  • Pakistan's JIT leaves for New Delhi after surveying areas accessed by attackers in Pathankot.
  • Pakistan JIT is surveying areas in Pathankot in bullet-proof SUVs.
  • The Pakistani team is being led by AIG Muhammad Tahir Rai of Punjab Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) to investigate Pathankot airbase attack.
  • Pakistan JIT leaves Kolian from where Salwinder Singh was recovered, proceeds to Taragarh in Pathankot.
  • I back Modi govt's decision to allow Pakistan JIT to probe Pathankot attack, says AAP leader Ashutosh.
  • Hundreds of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supporters led by Sanjay Singh and Sucha Singh Chotepura are staging massive protests against Pakistan JIT's visit to Pathankot. The AAP supporters are carrying banners and posters criticising the Modi government's decision to allow the Pakistan JIT to visit the IAF base.
  • The hospitality we have shown to Pakistan JIT does not suit our country's self respect and pride, says Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut.
  • The Pakistani JIT visits sanitised areas of the IAF base.
  • The JIT will not get to interact with IAF or other defence and security officials and personnel involved in the 80-hour counter-operation by security forces against the terrorists who attacked the airbase in the early hours of January 2.
  • Pakistani Joint Investigation Team (JIT), accompanied by Indian officials, has reached Pathankot.
  • Meanwhile, activists of Punjab's main Opposition Congress party are staging a protest near the airbase against the visit by the Pakistani investigators. They are carrying black flags and banners. The banners named officials of the Pakistani team, especially those from Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Military Intelligence. They are raising slogans like 'Pakistan Murdabad', 'Bharat Mata ki Jai', 'Vande Mataram'.
  • Police officials said they have diligently barricaded areas around the IAF facility . "The district police has been informed about the visit and deployments have been done accordingly," a senior police official said.
  • A large police contingent has been deployed in and around Dhangu village where the IAF base is located.
  • Orange and blue coloured tarpaulin can be seen draping the interiors of the strategic facility, in an apparent indication of "visual prohibition" being put in place.
  • An outraged Opposition had on Monday questioned the government's move to allow Pakistanis into India to probe the Pathankot terror attack even as Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said the visiting investigators would only go to an isolated "crime" spot and not the entire sensitive airbase. Over 80-hour gunbattle had led to the killing of at least four terrorists and seven security personnel at the airbase.
  • This is the first time that India has allowed Pakistani investigators to probe a terror attack in India blamed on that country. Also, Lt Colonel Ahmed has become the first ISI officer to be officially allowed to visit India.
  • The Punjab Police is escorting the convoy of the Pakistani team which also has ISI's Lt Col rank officer Tanvir Ahmed, Lahore's Deputy Director General Intelligence Bureau Mohammad Azim Arshad, Military Intelligence Lt Col Irfan Mirza and Gujaranwala CTD Investigating Officer Shahid Tanveer. There were inputs from the Ministry of Home Affairs about a possible threat to the Pakistan Joint Investigation Team by the Islamic fundamentalist organisations based in Pakistan and their proxies in India.
  • The Pakistani team led by Punjab's Additional Inspector General of Police, Counter Terrorism Department, Muhammad Tahir Rai landed at Sri Guru Ramdas International Airport in Amritsar and left for Pathankot by road in bullet-proof SUVs amid tight security.
  • The five-member Pakistani probe panel, which includes an official of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), has landed at the Amritsar's commercial airport.
  • On Monday, the Pakistani probe team was briefed by National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Delhi on the findings of its probe into the attack that was allegedly masterminded by Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar. It is for the first time that that a Pakistani team has visited the country to probe a terror case.
  • The Pakistani Joint Investigation Team (JIT), accompanied by Indian officials, will on Tuesday head for Pathankot in connection with the probe into the January 2 terror attack at Indian Air Force base.

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