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NIA gets transit remand of five behind LeT terrorist's escape

IANS  |  Srinagar 

A court here on Thursday granted the NIA two days' transit of five accused in LeT terrorist Naveed Jat alias Abu Hunzullah's escape case.

The (NIA) has already taken over the investigations of the case and booked five locals named Tika Khan, Syed Tajamul Islam, Muhammad Shafi Wani, and -- all from Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

The transit for shifting the accused to Jammu was granted by (CJM)

The accused will be produced before a special NIA court in Jammu on Friday for seeking their custody by the agency, NIA sources said.

Two policemen were killed in the attack by militants to free the terrorist who was being taken to a hospital for check-up on February 6.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 18:22 IST
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