Pathankot probe: Modalities will be done once Pak JIT arrives, says Rajnath

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that the modalities for conducting the Pathankot attack probe would be worked out once Pakistan’s joint investigation team arrives in the country.

“Pakistan JIT team is coming on March 27 to probe the Pathankot terror attack. The modalities will be worked out once they arrive,” Singh told the media here.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday said that Pakistan’s joint investigation team would arrive in India on March 27 and start functioning from the very next day.

“Is it possible that when Sartaj Saheb and I meet, the Pathankot issue will not figure? Yes, we talked about the Pathankot issue as well. The Pakistan’s JIT will arrive in India on the night of March 27 and will start functioning the very next day,” she told the media in Pokhara while addressing a joint press briefing with Sartaj Aziz, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs, on the sidelines of the SAARC Council of Ministers meeting.

On 2 January, terrorists attacked the Pathankot Air Force Station, part of the Western Air Command of the Indian Air Force.

Four terrorists were killed and two security personnel were martyred in the gun battle. (ANI)