Jammu and Kashmir police’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU) on Friday produced a chargesheet against 13 accused persons including three slain militants of TRF before NIA court Srinagar.
According to a statement, the case FIR No 127/2022 under sections 7/25 of Arms Act & Sections 13, 18, 19, 20, 38 and 39 of UAPA of PS 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, the police arrested six accused persons in the case while one more accused (active militant) namely Shariq Wani was arrested later in the case, it said.
“Seven accused are lodged in different jails under judicial custody. Three accused (active militants) in case were killed in different encounters. While three other accused are absconding as active militants of TRF namely Basit, Momin and Umais.”
The investigation conducted has revealed that the accused persons had developed links with active militants and in pursuance of a criminal conspiracy hatched, “they collectively conspired with militants for executing militant activities in Srinagar.”
“It is pertinent to mention that the said militants were sheltered in residential houses,” the police said, adding, “process has started to attach all these houses as per section 25 of UAPA act.”
“Further investigation in going on as per provisions of section 173(8)”, the police added. (GNS)