02-Mar-2024  Srinagar booked.net


Three Slain Militants Among 13 Persons Charge-sheeted In NIA Court



Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU) on Friday produced a charge-sheet against 13 accused persons including three slain militants of TRF (The Resistance Front) before NIA court Srinagar over militancy links.

According to a statement, the case with FIR No 127/2022 under sections 7/25 of Arms act & sections 13, 18, 19, 20, 38 and 39 of UAPA of Police Station, Parimpora was registered on 28-05- 2022 on credible inputs about the presence of active militants of TRF in a few residential houses in Barthana area of Qamarwari.

“Initially six accused persons were arrested in the case and one more accused (active militant) namely Shariq Wani was also arrested in the case,” the police statement reads.  

“Seven accused are lodged in different jails and undergoing judicial custody, while three accused (militants) were killed in different encounters and 3 other accused are absconding as active militants of TRF namely Basit, Momin and Umais,” it said.

It added investigation has revealed that accused persons had developed links with active militants and in pursuance of a criminal conspiracy, they collectively conspired with militants for executing militant activities in Srinagar.

“The militants were sheltered in residential houses and a probe has been started to attach all these houses as per section 25 of UAPA act,” it reads.

It further reads a charge-sheet was produced before the Court of Special Judge Designated under NIA Act (TADA/POTA), Srinagar today, while further investigation was going on.