Tanzil Ahmed murder: UP Police arrested two accused, one abscond

Uttar Pradesh Police arrested two men in connection with the murder case of NIA officer Mohammad Tanzil Ahmed on Tuesday, while the prime accused Muneer is still not arrested.

Police nabbed Jainul and Reyaan after questioning over 100 people and conducting raids at several places in this regard.

The office of the director general of police, Javeed Ahmed, had on Saturday, declared a reward of Rs 50,000 on Muneer, the prime suspect in the murder.


While Vijay Meena, IG Bareilly said in a press conference that all aspects including professional, personal rivalry were looked into during probe and terror angle was specifically investigated.

He added that during interrogation it has been revealed that one of accused Reyaan sought help from Tanzeel ji but he denied when he needed it and was in frustration.

Some of statements given by Reyaan (accused) & his father have been verified by circumstantial evidence, some yet to be verified, he also added.

Tanzil Ahmed, probing terror cases related to Indian Mujahideen, was shot dead on April 3 by two motorcycle-borne assailants who also wounded his wife when they were returning home from a wedding near Bijnor district.

Meanwhile, Ahmed’s wife Farzana has been referred to AIIMS trauma centre from Noida’s Fortis Hospital where she has been kept in ICU.

Wefornews Bureau

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