NIA Team to visit Kurukshetra Today
Haryana Government has constituted a four member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate Thursday’s bus blast in Kurukshetra.
Headed by Additional Director General of Police (Crime) S S Kapoor , SIT will also probe two other blasts which were reported on January 16 and May 13,2016 in Panipat.
A spokesman of Haryana Police said that the other members of the SIT include SP Kurukshetra Simardeep Singh, SP Railways (Ambala)Kuldeep Singh Yadav and AD Technical (CID) Arvind Hooda.
The Spokesperson said that the state government has also decided to seek the help of National Investigation Agency (NIA) in investigation of the incident which occurred on Thursday.
A a case has been registered against unidentified persons at Police Station Sadar Thanesar, Kurukshetra. The FIR was registered under section 307 of Indian Penal Code, section 3.5 of Explosive Substances Act, section 4 of the Prevention of Damage to Public Property (PPDP) Act, section 16 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
Referring to other two such incidents, he said that in another similar incident, First Information Report Number 42 was registered on May 13,2016 under section 3 of Explosive Substances Act, section 4 of PPDP Act and section 16 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, under section 151, 153 and 154 of Railways Act at GRPS, Panipat.
First FIR in the blast case was registered on January 16,2016 under section 427 and 336 of Indian Penal Code, section 3 of Explosive Substances Act, section 4 of PPDP Act, section 16 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, section 151, 153 and 154 of Railways Act at GRPS, Panipat.
State Transport Minister Krishan Lal Panwar visited LNJP Civil Hospital in Kurukshetra to enquire the well-being of those who were injured in explosion in a Haryana Roadways bus which was on way to Chandigarh from Sonepat.
As many as eight passengers were injured in the explosion. He said that the state government would give a financial assistance of Rs 50,000 to each of the injured in the incident.