40 teachers have been summoned by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with civilian target killings in Kashmir, the investigation of which the agency has formally taken over from the local police.
IThe J-K Police have already detained over 400 people in connection with the FIRs lodged in different police stations pertaining to the civilian killings in the Valley.
The detained people have known links with the proscribed Jamaat-e-Islami, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat and others with known militant links in the past.
The NIA has taken over the investigation into the murders of principal Supinder Kour and teacher Deepak Chand, who were killed by militants inside the school premises in the Eidgah area of Srinagar city, IANS reported.
The 40 teachers summoned by the NIA at 4 p.m. on Sunday at its Church Lane office in Srinagar belong to various schools in Srinagar city.