Pathankot attack: Five-member Pak probe team gets visa

New Delhi: India on Friday issued visas to the five-member Pakistan joint investigation team (JIT) , which will arrive here on Sunday to probe the Pathankot terror attack.

The five-member team headed by the Chief of Punjab Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Additional Inspector General of Police Muhammad Tahir Rai, comprises of members from Pakistan military intelligence and civil administrations.

During their visit, the JIT will interact with the National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials and fly to the encounter site in Pathankot airbase, the Times of India reported.

Meanwhile, ahead of Pak JIT's visit, NIA officials called in Punjab Police SP Salwinder Singh and his cook Madan Gopal for a fresh round of questioning in New Delhi. Singh, his cook Gopal and his jeweler friend Rajesh Verma were allegedly kidnapped by terrorists on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1 before they entered the IAF base in Pathankot and carried out a terror strike.

News24 Bureau