NIA releases 2 boys arrested in connection with terror strike at Uri

Srinagar: Faisal Hussain Awan and Ahsan Khursheed, the two suspects who were arrested by the NIA in connection with the terror attack at Uri Brigade Hqrs on 18th September 2016, have been released and handed over to the Army 16 Corps Hqr today ie 8-3-17 for sending them back to Pakistani authorities, reports said on Wednesday.

“Investigation carried out by the NIA revealed that the two suspects had crossed over to the Indian side after altercation with their parents due to pressure of studies. Evidence collected in the form of statements, technical analysis of their mobile phones, seized GPS devices and other circumstantial evidence collected by NIA did not reveal any linkage of the suspects with the attackers at Uri,” reports added.

Further investigation is going on in the case.


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