Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has summoned 40 teachers on Sunday in connection with civilian target killings here, the investigation of which the agency has formally taken over from the local police.
Top officials of the IB, including Tapan Deka, the head of counter terrorism wing in the agency are camping in Srinagar under the directions of the Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who has taken a serious note of the civilian killings.
“The home minister has made it clear to the Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha that unless the militants involved in these killings are quickly brought to justice, many heads will roll in the UT”, top sources told IANS.
The J&K Police have already detained over 400 people in connection with the FIRs lodged in different police stations pertaining to the civilian killings in the Valley.