Pathankot: Even as security forces continue to sanitise the Pathankot Air Force base, National Investigation Agency (NIA) has started probe into the case. The investigating agency on Monday grilled the Punjab Police SP who was abducted by a group of terrorist ahead of the attack.
SP Salwinder Singh of Gurdaspur has claimed that he and his friend along with his cook were abducted by a group of armed men on Thursday night.
He said the group, in Army uniform, signalled them to stop. Salwinder said as they stopped their vehicle, all the five men barged inside the vehicle and started beating them. He claimed that one of them took the driver's seat and drove towards Pathankot.
After a while, Singh was pushed out of the vehicle and his two companions were driven away by the men. Later, the men pushed one person out of the vehicle near Pathankot and slit the throat of the third man, who has been identified as Rajesh Kumar, was dropped near Damtal hills on the Punjab-Himachal border after he pretended to be dead.
Later their car was recovered near Dhira village.