Arrested DSP to be treated as terrorist: IGP J&K Police
The J&K Police detained a senior police officer, Davindra Singh, along with two militants - Naveed Babu and Altaf - when the trio was travelling
The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police on Sunday confirmed the arrest of a deputy superintendent of J&K Police along with two Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Taiba militants in south Kashmir. Addressing a press conference on the arrest of the senior cop, IGP J&K Police Vijay Kumar said the arrested cop would be treated and investigated as a terrorist.
The J&K Police on Saturday detained a senior police officer, Davindra Singh, along with two militants -- Naveed Babu and Altaf -- when the trio was travelling in a vehicle on Srinagar-Jammu highway on Saturday.
Five grenades and three AK-47 rifles were also recovered from the top cop's residence, top sources said.
Confirming the arrest of the decorated J&K cop, IGP Vijay Kumar said, "Yesterday during an operation in Sophian, one Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) was arrested along with two wanted Hizbul Mujahideen militants, while they were travelling together in a vehicle on National Highway."
IGP Vijay Kumar said the arrested officer will be interrogated by all security agencies and will be treated like the other arrested militants. "Interrogation is underway," he said.
Courtesy: India Today