Narco-terror Case: SIU Baramulla produces chargesheet against 6 accused

Srinagar: The State Investigation Unit (SIU) Baramulla produced a chargesheet against six individuals accused in a narco-terror case.

“In a recent development in narco-terror related cases, today, SIU Baramulla produced charge sheet of case FIR No. 104/2023 under section 7/25 IA Act, 120-B IPC, 13, 18, 18B, 20, 23 and 40 UAP Act of Police Station Uri before the Hon’ble Court of Additional Sessions Judge (NIA Court) Baramulla”, according to a statement issued to GNS.

The charge sheet, the statement reads, was produced against persons namely Mohd Aslam Khatana son of Atta Mohd resident of Churunda Uri, Muneer Ahmad Din Masi son of Mohammad Din resident of Jabla Uri, Bilal Ahmad Dar son of Gh Mohidin Dar resident of Hard Shiva Sopore, Akhtar Niyaz Bhat son of Niyaz Ahmad resident of Mukhdam Mohalla Tarzoo Sopore, Mudasir Yousuf Goknu son of Mohd Yousuf resident of Bagi Islam Krankshivan Colony Sopore, all under judicial custody. Moreover, one more accused namely Mohd Hassan Awan son of Raj Mohd Awan resident of Dharkoot Uri at present Tehsil Bagh PoK has also been named in charge sheet under section 299 CrPC.

The next date of hearing of the case is fixed on 20/02/2024 as announced by Hon’ble Court.

“Pertinent to mention here that on 11/08/2023, arms & ammunition and narcotics were recovered from the five accused persons at a checkpoint established at Powarian Thajal Uri”, reads the statement adding, “they were found to be involved in cross border smuggling of arms & ammunition at the behest of Pakistan based terror handlers and its further distribution to LeT terrorists for carrying out terror activities.” (GNS)

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