Lucknow: A NIA Dy Sp was shot dead while his wife was injured by bike-borne assailants while he along with his family was returning from the wedding of a relative in the wee hours here. Tanzil Ahmad along with his wife and children was returning from a wedding when the attack took place.
“He along with his wife was returning from the wedding of his niece when two unidentified bike-borne persons stopped his car and shot at him. He was declared dead at a nearby hospital,” Rajkumar, SHO, Bijnor, said. His wife sustained injuries in the attack and has been admitted to a hospital in Noida. The official had gone to his home town Bijnor to attend the wedding. Police are investigating the matter.
“Have spoken to concerned officers. Our team went there to enquire and will submit a report soon,” said Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
“I think 9mm pistol was used,there were two type of bullets. A total of 21 bullets were pumped into the body, of which 12 have been recovered. Nine pierced through the body, while three bullets just left scratch marks on his (Mohd Tanzil’s)body,” said Dr NK Sharma, Forensic expert.
No idea if was part of Pathankot team
To a question, Swaroop said it is not clear whether Ahmed was part of the team in the Pathankot attack investigation case. “Only NIA can tell whether he was involved in Pathankot attack investigation case,” he said.
Patient (Mohd Tanzil’s wife) brought in a critical condition. Doctors providing best medical treatment, says Fortis Hospital medical report
A relative of the slain NIA Officer said: “Their children told me, two bike-borne men came and shot him.” She also added that his wife had incurred injuries in
No he had no enmity against anyone,he was a friendly cheerful person – Raghib Ahmed (brother of slain NIA Dy Sp)