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Updated December 20th, 2023 at 09:49 IST

NIA takes over Kokernag attack case to probe ‘larger conspiracy’. Details here

The National Investigation Agency has filed charges under IPC, Arms Act and UAPA in the Kokernag attack case

Srinwanti Das
NIA raids in J&K
NIA has registered a first information report (FIR) under sections 302 and 307 of the Indian Penal Code in the Kokernag case | Image:ANI/File
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Jammu: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has been handed over the investigation in the Kokernag attack case to probe “larger conspiracy”.

NIA has registered a first information report (FIR) under sections 302 and 307 of the Indian Penal Code, sections 7, 25 and 27 of the Arms Act, and Sections 16, 18, 19, 20, 23, 38 and 39 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA).

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Colonel Manpreeet Singh, Commanding Officer of the 19 Rashtriya Rifles, Major Aashish Dhonchak and Jammu and Kashmir police DySP Humayun Muzammil Bhat were killed in action in the attack.

Top Lashkar-e-Taiba Commander Uzair Khan was killed in the encounter.

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More details awaited on the developments.

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Published December 20th, 2023 at 09:38 IST

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