NIA serves notice to Hussein Khan for deposition


Bhubaneswar: A day after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted marathon quizzing of Akhtar Hussein Khan, a notice was issued by the agency to him asking for a deposition on December 4 at its headquarters in Delhi.

A copy of the notice served by the NIA, which is in possession of OTV, asked Khan to depose by 11 am on December 4.

Yesterday the NIA detained Khan, a resident of Samantarpur slum, and later handed him over to his family members after a marathon interrogation.

The agency’s six-member team had raided Khan’s house and found some suspicious documents during the search.

Later, the officials had taken Hussein to an unknown place for questioning.

Sources said Hussein had been staying in the house in Samantarpur slum in Kisannagar of Cuttack on rent for the past four years prior to which he was in Saudi Arabia for over 15 years.

The NIA had raided the house of Hussein on the basis of information obtained during the interrogation of a suspected terrorist, who was recently arrested in New Delhi, the sources added.

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