NIA quizzes PDP leader in weapons loot case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday quizzed Peoples Democratic Party leader and former MLA Aijaz Mir in connection with a weapons loot case being investigated by the agency.

Mir was questioned for four hours at the NIA office in winter capital Jammu.

Special Police Officer (SPO) Adil Bashir Sheikh deployed with Mir decamped with seven AK-47 rifles belonging to the former MLA’s security guards and a licenced pistol of the former MLA from his official residence in Jawahar Nagar area of Srinagar city on September 28 last year. Sheikh later joined the HizbulMujahideen militant outfit.