Srinagar, Oct 26: The National Investigating Agency (NIA) Court in Delhi has convicted four Hizbul Mujahideen operatives for 12 and 10 years of rigorous imprisonment and fine, the agency said in a statement on Tuesday.
The NIA spokesman in the statement said that on October 26, NIA Special Court, Delhi announced sentence against the four accused persons convicted on 27.09.2021 in JAKART case (RC 11/2011/NIA/DLI) u/s 120 B IPC, 121A IPC & sec17,18,18A, 18B, 20,38 & 40 UA(P)Act.
“The convicted accused Mohammad Shafi Shah alias Doctor, alias Dawood, alias Nisar has been sentenced with rigorous imprisonment 12 years and fine Rs 15,000; Talib Lali alias Waseem alias Abu Umer, sentenced with rigorous imprisonment of 10 years and fine Rs 10,000; Muzaffar Ahmad Dar alias Gaznavi, alias Mohd Ali sentenced with rigorous imprisonment of 12 years and fine Rs 15,000 and Mushtaq Ahmad Lone alias Mushtaq Aalam sentenced with rigorous imprisonment of 10 years and fine Rs 10,000,” he said.
This case, as per the statement, was registered by NIA at New Delhi on 25.10.2011 against “Mohammad Yusuf Shah alias Syed Salahuddin and others, who as members of Hizbul Mujahideen were carrying out terrorist activities in India and regularly receiving funds from neighbouring jurisdiction.”
“The funds so collected by HM through Jammu Kashmir Affecters Relief Trust (JKART), an NGO and frontal organization of HM, were being given to active terrorists and families of killed terrorists of HM in J&K,” the statement added.
“After investigation, 12 accused were charge sheeted in this case. Four have been convicted and sentenced and remaining 8 accused are active cadres of HM including Syed Salauddin; who are absconding and currently based in Pakistan,” it said.