Police files charge sheet against Hizb supremo in a 10-year-old case

Srinagar, Nov 24 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir Police have filed a charge sheet against Hizb-ul-Mujahideen supremo Mohammad Yousuf Shah alias Syed Salah-ud-Din before NIA court Baramulla in connection with a case regarding threatening Panchs and Sarpanches for participating in Panchayat elections ten years ago. 

"Police filed the charge sheet before the Special Judge for NIA (Additional Sessions Court) Baramulla. The case (FIR 241/2012) was registered in Police Station Baramulla under 506 RPC and 13 UAP Act against Salah-ud-Din for threatening Panchs and Sarpanchs through posters in Kashmir Valley to compel them not to contest elections," an official said.

He said that the charge sheet against Salah-ud-Din has been filed under Section 512 of the penal code. "The police was also in process of filing charge sheet against the Hizb chief in another similar case (FIR No. 251 of 2012) in Pattan," the official added.(KNS)

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