New Delhi, June 9: Time has run out for Munir, the prime accused in the murder of NIA officer, Tenzil Ahmed. His location has been tracked down and it is only a matter of time before he is arrested, the Uttar Pradesh police said.
Tenzil Ahmed was shot dead in Bijnor on April 2 when he was returning with his family from a wedding. His wife who was also shot in the incident succumbed to injuries after a short battle in a hospital.
Time up for main accused:
Munir has been termed as the main accused in the case. There are a few motives that the police had attributed to this murder.
While one angle was a property dispute, the other was personal rivalry. It may be recalled some members of Tenzil Ahmed's family too had been arrested earlier.
The police learnt that Munir had nurtured a grudge against the officer. Munir a resident of Bijnor was accused of murder.
The NIA officer is said to have passed on information regarding his location to the UP police which forced him to flee the place and take shelter in old Delhi.
During the probe the police also learnt that one of the officer's relatives Rehan too nurtured a grudge. He had told the police that he was humiliated by the officer. He said that he had taken the help of Munir to murder the officer.
Munir was riding pillion and shot at the officer.
The police after a chase of nearly two months have finally managed to track the location of Munir. He has been cornered in the Ghaziabad area, police officials say. It is just a matter of time before he is arrested, Superintendent of Police, Umesh Shrivastava informed.