Pakistani JIT to have only limited access to PathanKot Air Base
NEW DELHI: India’s National Investigation Agency claimed that Pakistan’s JIT will have a limited access to a specific area to Pathankot Airbase.
NIA director Sharad Kumar said “The Pakistani probe team will be allowed access only to the crime scene inside the airbase where the encounter took place with the terrorists. A decision has been taken that the team will not be allowed anywhere near the technical area that houses very sensitive military assets.”
A security official claimed that Pathankot Airbase is build at 1,600 acres and divided into domestic and technical areas.
He said “The Pathankot airbase is one of the largest in the country and one of the most strategically located, we cannot afford to allow them access inside the technical area. Their access will be restricted only to the crime scene.”
It is also claimed that JIT will not be able to access to Gurdaspur SP Salwindar Singh and other victims of the incident.
Earlier, Indian government has granted visa to JIT members to investigate the Pathankot airbase.
This team comprises of 5 senior officials and expected to leave on 27 March and will stay for 7 days in India to complete investigation.