Jammu, Feb 18: The National Investigative Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet against two Lashkar-e-Taiba militants, who were arrested near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Gulmarg last year.
charge sheet was filed against Khalil Ahmad Kayani, 34, and Mohammad Nazeem,
23, both residents of Tedaban village under Khurshidabad tehsil of Pakistan
administered Kashmir’s Haveli Farwad Kahuta district, at an NIA special court
case is related to the arrest of the two accused near Nilkanth Nala
approximately 700 metres on the Indian side of LoC in Gulmarg Sector of
district Baramulla and recovery of arms, ammunition, grenades, IED material,
including explosives and detonators, Pakistan-made medicine and eatable items
etc from the forest area near LoC, at their instance by the Indian Army on
21.08.2019,” a spokesperson of the agency said.
spokesperson said their investigation has revealed that Kayani and Nazeem were
in contact with their LeT handler and the Pakistani army in PaK.
were engaged in the task of concealing arms, ammunitions, explosives across the
LoC in the forest area of the Indian territory for the use by Pakistani
terrorists to carry out the terrorist activities in India further investigation
is continued in the case,” the spokesperson said.
official said they were booked under section 120B of the Ranbir Penal Code
(RPC), sections 13, 18, 20, 23 and 39 of UA(P) Act, section 7 and 25 of arms
act, sections 4 and 5 of explosives substances act and sections 3 and 3A of
Egress and Internal Movement (Control) Ordinance, 2005.