BJP councilor Pandit was shot dead by terrorists of the banned terrorist organization Jaish-e-Mohammed on June 2 in Tral area of Pulwama (symbol photo)
Jammu Kashmir News: The official said that the investigators do not suspect any wrongdoing by the personal security guards of the deceased leader as they were not even aware of the presence of Pandit in Kashmir, let alone Tral.
Srinagar. Last week, BJP leader Rakesh Pandit, who was killed by Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists, told his personal security guard (PSO) that he was still in Jammu, the day he He was shot by terrorists in Tral town of Pulwama district of South Kashmir. The police officer gave this information on Thursday. He said investigators are trying to ascertain the reason behind Pandit’s regular visits to Tral over the past year and a half.
The official said investigators do not suspect any malpractices by the personal security guards of the deceased leader as they were not even aware of Pandit’s presence in Kashmir, let alone Tral. “He (Pandit) told the PSO over phone that he is still in Jammu,” the official said. It is noteworthy that on June 2, a BJP councilor Pandit was shot dead by terrorists of the banned terrorist organization Jaish-e-Mohammed in Tral area of Pulwama and a woman accompanying him was injured.
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Till now 20 people have been questionedSo far 20 people have been questioned in connection with Pandit’s murder, but no formal arrest has been made so far, the official said. He said investigators also want to interrogate the 22-year-old woman, who was injured in the firing by the terrorists, but will have to wait till the woman comes out of the hospital.
“We are probing all the aspects and all the people related to the deceased are being investigated,” the official said. Even the family hosting the deceased on the day of the incident is being questioned.
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