Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 6
The National Investigation Agency on Monday filed a chargesheet suspended Deputy Superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police Devender Singh and 5 others for alleged terror actions within the nation, officers said—a improvement that comes after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) granted the company the permission to prosecute him below Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
The NIA mentioned in its chargesheet that the suspects had been accused below numerous sections of the IPC, UAPA and the Arms Act. On January 17, 2020, the company had registered a case following an order by the MHA on the identical day.
Besides Singh, the cost sheet additionally names banned Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Syed Naveed Mushtaq alias Naveed Babu in addition to the group’s alleged over-ground employee Irfan Shafi Mir and its member Rafi Ahmad Rather. The different two named are Tanveer Ahmad Wani, a dealer, and Naveed Babu’s brother Syed Irfan Ahmad, officers mentioned.
Singh, who was arrested in January this 12 months whereas ferrying two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists, can be alleged to have established contact with officers of the Pakistan High Commission via safe social media platforms, the NIA mentioned within the cost sheet, including that he was being “groomed by Pakistani officials for obtaining sensitive information.”
Singh, who was due for promotion, was suspended after he was caught red-handed by the J&Okay Police with terrorists and a case was registered towards him. This case was then re-registered by the NIA every week later.
After submitting the chargesheet, the NIA mentioned in an official assertion: “During the course of investigation, the accused persons were interrogated thoroughly and searches were conducted at 15 places in Kashmir Valley as well as in Jammu”.
In the cost sheet, the NIA mentioned the accused had been a part of “a deep-rooted conspiracy hatched by Hizb-ul-Mujahideen and Pakistani state agencies to commit violent acts and to wage war against the Union of India”.
The NIA alleges that in February 2019, as a way to protect Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Mushtaq from the heightened surveillance of safety businesses, Singh together with Irfan Shafi Mir and Syed Irfan Ahmad, organized secure shelter for him and his affiliate in Jammu.
“Accused Devender Singh used his own vehicle for the movement of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists and also assured them of help in procuring weapons,” it has charged, including that additional investigation introduced on report that the Pakistani institution has been “devising all possible ways and means to fund, arm and sustain the terrorist activities” Hizb-ul-Mujahideen.