Why the NIA needs to take up the Gorakhnath Temple attack case


New Delhi, Apr 19: The National Investigation Agency is likely to take over the probe into the Gorakhnath Temple attack case. The Uttar Pradesh anti-terror squad had invoked the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against the accused Ahmad Murtaza Abbasi.

Abbasi has been booked under section 16 (terrorist act), section 18 (terror conspiracy), section 20 (being a member of a terrorist gang or organisation) and section 40 (offence of raising fund for a terrorist organization) of the UAPA, additional director general (law and order) Prashant Kumar said on Sunday.

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