NIA officer's murder: UP DGP to visit Bijnor to review case

NIA officer

Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2016-04-08 10:04 Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh): Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Javeed Ahmed is set to visit Bijnor today to review the murder case of National Investigation Agency (NIA) Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammad Tanzil Ahmed. Tanzil was shot at from a close range on the night of April 2 was on his way back from the marriage ceremony of his niece, along with his wife and two children. The NIA officer died on the spot while his wife was rushed to the Fortis Hospital in Noida and remains critical. The Uttar Pradesh Police had on Wednesday said the investigations and analysis of evidences are pointing at some personal angle behind the murder. Additional Director General (Law and Order) Daljeet Chowdhary told the media that the slain officer had some personal as well as professional matters, adding separate teams of ATS, STF and U.P Police have been constituted to inquire into the same. Talking about the killers, he said there were two motorcycle-borne masked assailants - one was riding the motorcycle while another fired the shots. The DG (Law and Oder), however, refused to answer whether the police had identified the assailants or their gang. (ANI)