New Delhi, Nov 19: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to take over investigation into the killing of senior BJP leader Anil Parihar and his brother Ajeet Parihar in Kishtwar district earlier this month. A team of NIA experts visited Kishtwar town last week to assist the state police in the ongoing probe. It later sought permission from the Ministry of Home Affairs for taking over the case for a thorough investigation, the officials said.
Jammu, Nov 5: It has now been confirmed that the killing of a BJP leader and his brother in Jammu and Kashmir last week was an act of terror. While investigations pointed towards the role of the Hizbul Mujahideen, on Monday, Governor of J&K, Satya Pal Malik said that it was an act of terror.
Jammu, Nov 2: The killing of a BJP leader and his brother in Jammu and Kashmir is a new low. Anil Parihar, the BJP’s J&K unit secretary and his brother were gunned down in Kishtwar town of Jammu division on Thursday, when they were returning home from work.