UP DGP to visit Bijnor to review NIA officer Tanzil Ahmed’s murder case

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Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Javeed Ahmed will on Friday to visit Bijnor to review the murder case of National Investigation Agency (NIA) officer Tanzil Ahmed.


The NIA official was shot 24 times when he was driving back home from a family wedding in Bijnor on Sunday. While he died on the spot, his two children survived the attack and his wife, who sustained four gun shot wounds, is admitted to a Noida hospital, where her condition continues to be critical.

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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.

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