NIA officer murder: Two more persons Rizwaan, Tanzeem arrested by UP police

Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested two more persons identified as Rizwaan and Tanzeem in connection with killing of National Investigating (NIA) officer Tanzil Ahmad.

Updated: Apr 13, 2016, 14:37 PM IST
NIA officer murder: Two more persons Rizwaan, Tanzeem arrested by UP police

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested two more persons identified as Rizwaan and Tanzeem in connection with killing of National Investigating (NIA) officer Tanzil Ahmad.

The police yesterday held two persons Rehan and his accomplice Zainul.

The NIA officer and his wife was shot on April 03. Ahmad received 21 bullet injuries in the dastardly attack, while his wife Farzana Khatoon was shot at four times.

The wife of slain NIA officer succumbed to her bullet injuries at the AIIMS in the national capital today.

The officials have maintained that domestic dispute, family matters and share in a property deal, were the motive behind the crime.

The alleged mastermind, identified as Muneer, is still at large.

Ahmed was returning home in Sahaspur village of Bijnor district with his family after attending his niece's wedding in another nearby village in the same district, which is about 150 km from Delhi.

The attackers overtook his vehicle at Sahaspur village and Muneer allegedly fired at Ahmed, killing him on the spot, he said. His wife was critically injured in the shoot out, but his two children escaped unhurt.