Davinder Singh arrest: The plot thickens

Print edition : February 14, 2020

Suspended Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh (Centre) with his colleagues as they carry the body of a militant at Drabgam in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on April 29, 2018.

Davinder Singh (with hood) is escorted after being produced in a special court in Jammu on January 23. Photo: RAKESH BAKSHI/AFP

Inspector General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Vijay Kumar (centre) along with DIG Birdi Kumar (left) and SP, Operations, Tahir Ashraf address a press conference regarding the arrest of Davinder Singh and the militants, in Srinagar on January 12. Photo: PTI

Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir G. C. Murmu inspects a guard of honour at the Secretariat in Jammu on November 4, 2019. Photo: MUKESH GUPTA/REUTERS

The dramatic arrest of Davinder Singh, Deputy Superintendent in the Jammu and Kashmir Police, along with Islamist militants raises new questions about the murky relation between state actors and terrorism.
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