Jammu and Kashmir Police file chargesheet against four Lashkar-e-Toiba militants

The militants are charged with killing three Baramulla youths during evening hours of April 30 this year.

Published: 07th July 2018 06:14 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th July 2018 06:24 PM   |  A+A-

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BARAMULLA: Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday filed a charge sheet against four militants of Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) and their four accomplices for murdering three youths in this north Kashmir, a police spokesperson said here on Saturday evening.

He said three youth were killed during evening hours of April 30 this year and were identified as Irfan Ahmad Sheikh alias Asif Sheikh son of Ali Mohammad Sheikh resident of Syed Kareem, Baramulla, Mohammad Asgar Sheikh alias Afsar Khan son of Mushtaq Ahmad Sheikh resident of Kakar Hamam, Baramulla and Haseeb Nabi Khan son of Ghulam Nabi Khan resident of Kakar Hamam, Baramulla.

He said the charge sheet was filed in the Court of Principal District and Sessions Judge Baramulla against four LeT militants.

Two of the militants have been arrested and as many are still at large, he said adding four accomplices who abetted in the commission of crime have also been arrested and chargesheeted in the case.

The weapons including two AK series rifles and one pistol used in the commission of crime have also been produced before the court.

The copy of the opinion from Forensic Science Laboratory confirming that bullets recovered on scene of crime have been fired by same weapons have also been appended in the charge sheet along the other oral and scientific evidence including the vehicle used in the commission of the crime.

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Baramulla police headed by Deputy Superintendent of Police Headquarters Baramulla has investigated the case making all-out efforts to gather the evidence against the culprits involved in the crime.

Those chargesheeted included LeT militants Aijaz Gojri, Bilal Najar and Shoaib Akhoon. Shoaib Akhoon is however still at large. Rest of the accused and their abettors stand arrested and produced before the court.

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