Four HM operatives convicted, sentenced in JAKART case after 10 years: NIA

Say 8 accused including Syed Salauddin absconding, currently based in Pakistan

Say 8 accused including Syed Salauddin absconding, currently based in Pakistan

Srinagar, Oct 26 (KNS): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday said that it convicted and sentenced four Hizbul Mujahideen operatives after 10 years in a militancy funding case registered at New Delhi.

In a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), a spokesperson said that the NIA special court Delhi has sentenced and covicted four HM operatives in JAKART Case of Jammu & Kashmir.

“Yesterday on 25.10.2021 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 (RI) of 12 years and fine Rs. 15000/-; Talib Lali alias Waseem alias Abu Umer, sentenced with RI 10 years and fine Rs. 10000/-; Muzaffar Ahmad Dar alias Gaznavi, @ Mohd Ali sentenced with RI 12 years and fine Rs. 15000/- and Mushtaq Ahmad Lone alias Mushtaq Aalam sentenced with RI 10 years and fine Rs. 10000/-,” the statement reads.

It reads that this case 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 (HM ) were carrying out militant 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 militants and families of killed militants of HM in J&K,” it reads.

The statement reads that after investigation, 12 accused were charge sheeted in this case. “4 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 reads. (KNS)

To Top