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Pathankot probe: Court okays polygraph test on Gurdaspur SP


New Delhi, Jan 18: The National Investigating Agency (NIA) has been permitted to conduct a polygraph or lie detector test on Salwinder Singh, the Gurdapur Superintendent of Police who was abducted by the terrorists prior to the Pathankot attack.

The NIA which has been questioning Singh for several days now has found his answers to be contradictory sought permission of the court to subject Singh to a polygraph test.

 Pathankot attack

The NIA after questioning him reported to the Home Ministry of India with the progress. It also told the Home Ministry that a polygraph test would be needed in order to get a clear picture of what exactly transpired prior to the Pathankot attack.

The Home Ministry which okayed a polygraph test on Singh has also told the NIA to move the court. As per the law, an investigating agency will have to seek permission from a court before it can carry out a polygraph test.

In addition to this the court too will grant permission if Singh agrees to undergo a polygraph test.

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