Pathankot terror attack: Salwinder Singh to undergo lie-detector test today

New Delhi: Punjab’s superintendent of police Salwinder Singh will undergo a lie-detector test today in connection with the probe into the Pathankot attack.

According to reports, The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on January 8 issued summons to Singh to appear at the agency’s headquarters in Delhi at 11am on Monday, after it found discrepancies in his statement.

Singh was allegedly abducted 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

He is serving as Assistant Commandant of 75th battalion of Punjab Armed Police.

The NIA has registered three cases in connection with the terror strike at Pathankot IAF base.

The first case pertains to Salwinder Singh's abduction and the second for the killing of the taxi driver. Both the cases were registered at Narot Jaimal Singh Police Station in Pathankot district.

The third and the main case, registered at Police Station Division No. 2 Pathankot, relates to the terrorist attack on the Air Force Station.

News24 Bureau