Jalandhar blast : NIA files supplementary charge sheet in grenade attacks case

By Bhartendu Sharma  Published on  1 Sep 2019 4:17 AM GMT
Jalandhar blast : NIA files supplementary charge sheet in grenade attacks case

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency on Friday filed a supplementary charge sheet in the Special NIA Court in Mohali, Punjab, against one of the accused and a member of a Kashmir-based terror outfit in connection with Maqsudan police station grenade blast case.

NIA filed chargesheet against Amir Nazir Mir, member of Kashmir based terrorist outfit Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind.

“The charges against Amir Nazir Mir are under section 120B, 121, 121A, 201, 307 of IPC and Section 18, 18B, 20, 23 of the UA(P)A, and section 6 of Explosive Substances Act. The prosecution closed case against in respect of Zakir Rashid Bhat alias Zakir Musa on account of his death in an encounter with security forces in the intervening night of May 23, 24, at village in Dadsara, Awantipora (Kashmir),” read an official release of the NIA.

Earlier in May this year, the NIA had filed a chargesheet in this case against two accused persons -- Fazil Bashir Pinchoo and Shahid Quyoom, both of them are residents of Awantipora, Pulwama in J&K.

The investigation established that Fazil Bashir and Shahid along with the two other accused -- Rouf Ahmed Mir and Ummer Ramzan -- had carried out attack at the premises of Maqsudan police station on the directions of Zakir Rashid Bhat alias Zakir Musa, the self-styled chief of terrorist outfit Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH).

This case relates to four hand grenade explosions that took place on September 14 last year in the premises of Maqsudan police station in Jalandhar, Punjab. In this cowardly attack, one policeman had received splinter injuries in his chest.

Later, a case was registered by Punjab police. Subsequently, the case was taken over by NIA for investigation.

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