Punjab CTD registers FIR against Pathankot attackers

The Punjab counter-terrorism department (CTD) registered on Friday a case against the alleged attackers of the Pathankot airbase in India’s northern province of Punjab and their abettors.

According to reports, FIR number 06/2016 was registered in the CTD police station Gujranwala under sections 302, 324 and 109 of the Pakistan Penal Code, and sections 7 and 21-I of the Anti-Terrorism Act, the CTD spokesman said.

A formal investigation was launched following the registration of the FIR, he said, adding that a joint investigation team will probe the attack and those involved will be brought to trial in accordance with law.

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