Domestic dispute might have to do with the sensational killing of NIA officer Tanzil Ahmad, the police said on Tuesday.
Uttar Pradesh police officers with the two accused in Tanzil Ahmad’s killing.
Vijay Meena, Inspector General, Bareilly said that it was Munir who had fired at Ahmad.
“During interrogation, it was revealed that Reyaan had sought help from Tanzil Ahmad in a case. But the officer denied help which made Reyan furious,” the IG told mediapersons.
Both the accused have stated that they did not have anything personal with Ahmad but helped Munir out of friendship.
The funeral of Tanzil Ahmad.
Ahmad was killed by two motorcycle-borne assailants, who followed him when he was returning from a wedding on the night of April 3. He was shot at 21 times. A terror angle in his killing had been ruled out.
The attack left his wife injured but his children escaped unhurt.
Ahmad was a part of the NIA team investigating the Pathankot terror attack. He was also probing cases related to the Indian Mujahideen.