Chanapora Arms Haul Recovery Case : NIA Files Chargesheet Against 5 Persons

Chanapora Arms Haul Recovery Case : NIA Files Chargesheet Against 5 Persons

Srinagar: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on fir Friday filed chargesheet in Chanapora Srinagar “arms recovery” case against five persons.

In a handout to GNS, the NIA said that the chargehseet in case (RC-04/2022/NIA/JMU) was filed before NIA Special Judge, Jammu against five persons and they have been charged under section 120B and 204 of IPC; Section 17, 18, 20, 38 & 39  of the UA (P) Act, Section 25(1AA) of the Arms Act, against five accused persons.

According to statement their names are as Aamir Mushtaq Ganie son of Mushtaq Ahmad Ganie of Khan Colony, Chanapora, Srinagar, Adnan Ahsan Wani son of Ehsan Ul Haq Wani of Batapora, Chanapora, Srinagar, Ashaiq Hussain Hajam alias Ashiq son of Ghulam Ahmed Hajam of Zohooma Chadoora Budgam, Ghulam Mohideen Dar son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar of Zohooma Chadoora Budgam and Faisal Munir (40) son of Late Sadiq Hussain, resident of EP/307, near Meat Market, Talab Khatikan, Jammu.

The case was initially registered as FIR 31/2022 dated 23.05.2022 at police station Chanapora, Srinagar relating to the Arms Haul Recovery. NIA re-registered the case on 18 June 2022, the NIA said.

“Investigation has revealed that the accused persons are cadres of ‘The Resistance Front (TRF)’, an offshoot of LeT, (militant ) organization who conspired to supply the consignments of arms, ammunitions and funds to the militants of TRF/LeT to carry out the target killings in Jammu & Kashmir, thereby creating terror among the people,” NIA said, adding, “Investigation has also revealed that the accused persons used to receive these arms consignments from Pakistan.”

During investigation, the NIA said, it has been found that the accused are associated with their Pakistan based handlers , operative  and commanders of LeT/TRF,  and “radicalized, motivated and instigated vulnerable youth” to join militant groups, such as TRF/LeT in Kashmir. “The recovery of lot of incriminating materials relating to arms, ammunitions, chats about militancy funds besides others materials from the mobile phones of accused persons has established the fact that these accused persons were engaged in militant activities for long time and thereby threatening the Security, Integrity and Sovereignty  of India.” Further investigations in the case are in progress, the NIA added.(GNS)


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