Davinder Singh’s arrest explains why India remains vulnerable to terrorism – By Prabhash K Dutta
With Afzal Guru’s hanging, the Parliament attack case met its closure for the most people. But for some, that was not the logical end as the point-person named by Afzal Guru in connection with the Parliament attack case was never examined, his role never probed. That point person was Davinder Singh, a deputy superintendent of police in Jammu and Kashmir. Afzal Guru had named him…
Now, 18 years later, the Parliament attack case has practically reopened. Davinder Singh was arrested in Kashmir on Saturday, was caught red-handed ferrying two wanted terrorists.
This is not only a huge embarrassment to the security establishment in Jammu and Kashmir and in New Delhi, but also exposes the fallacy of criminal investigation by Indian agencies and quick-fix approach of the government to bring closure of a serious issue in public eye.…
- Some Questions for Mr Doval About Kashmir Police Officer Davinder Singh’s Terror Link – By Siddharth Varadarajan (Jan 15, 2020, The Wire)
- Davinder Singh’s journey from being junior cop to trusted Hizbul aide in Kashmir – By Ashraf Wani (Jan 15, 2020, India Today)
- The policeman, the patsy and the true tale of terror – By Deborah Grey (Jan 14, 2020, Sabrang India)
- ‘I tortured Afzal Guru’: Interview with arrested Kashmir police officer Davinder Singh from 2006 – By Parvaiz Bukhari (Jan 13, 2020, Scroll.in)