NIA Court Frames Charges Against 4 JeM Militants

Srinagar– State Investigation Agency Kashmir on Tuesday said that the designated Competent Court of Additional Sessions Special Judge, NIA Court, Srinagar framed charges against four Jaish Muhammad militants.

In a statement, the SIA said that it had on 22th August this year presented a charge sheet against four accused namely Inayat Sikender Padder son of Mohammad Sikender Padder resident of Bathipora Kulgam, Mohammad Hussain Dar alias Kifayat son of Abdul Hamid Dar resident of Gandwani D H Pora Kulgam, Sabzar Ahmad Bhat son of Bashir Ahmad Bhat resident of Okay Kulgam and Shahid Bhaie of Jhelum City Punjab Pakistan before the Designated Competent Court of NIA at Srinagar in Case FIR No 05/2022 of P/S CI-SIA Kashmir Srinagar.

The statement further stated that on Monday, the Court framed the charges against three accused persons under sections 13, 17, 39 and 40 of ULAP Act including one entity based in Pakistan against whom proceedings under section 299 of Cr. PC were initiated. However, charges against one accused namely Sabzar Ahmad were framed u/s 13 ULAP Act only by the Hon’ble Court.

Case FIR No. 05/2022 under relevant sections of law was lodged at Police Station CIK (SIA) Kashmir following some credible inputs about the above named valley based accused persons in connivance with a Pakistani militant Shahid Bhaie of JeM trying to carry out militan acts with a purpose of causing disturbance to the peace and tranquillity in the UT of J&K with an ulterior motive of challenging the sovereignty and integrity of Union of India, they said.

Investigation was set into motion for the logical conclusion of the case for judicial determination. The investigation conducted has revealed that the Pakistani militant under a well-knit criminal conspiracy, hatched with the above militant associates had created and were continuously attempting to create new militant modules, comprising mostly youth, by a variety of methods including instigation, enticement and at times combined with implied coercion to act as logistics and militant agents with the intention to further militant and unlawful activities in J&K, reads the statement.

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