The Jammu and Kashmir police has filed charge sheet of about 1500 pages in case FIR No. 157/2017 U/S 302, 307, 326, 427 RPC, 7/27 A. Act, 16, 18, 20 ULA (P) Act pertaining to Yatra bus attack on 10-07-2017 against LeT and 08 accused. Eight persons had lost their lives in this attack. The Jammu and Kashmir police has filed charge sheet of about 1500 pages in case FIR No. 157/2017 U/S 302, 307, 326, 427 RPC, 7/27 A. Act, 16, 18, 20 ULA (P) Act pertaining to Yatra bus attack on 10-07-2017 against LeT and 08 accused.
Eight persons had lost their lives in this attack. A SIT was formed which filed a comprehensive charge sheet against 08 accused persons before Sessions Court Anantnag and Chief Judicial Magistrate (Juvenile Court) Anantnag.
The special investigation team was constituted by PHQ J&K Srinagar vide order No. 2318 date 12-07-2017 in which SP Shri Tahir Ashraf Bhatti carried investigation under the close supervision of SSP Anantnag and DIGP SKR Anantnag. During the course of investigation it was established that PAK based LeT terrorists were involved in SANJY attack. Further, on the basis of evidences collected during the course of investigation complicity of eleven (11) people was established, out of which four (04) persons including one (01) juvenile were arrested in the instant case.
The details of these individuals are as follows:-
- Aijaz Ahmad Wagay S/o Ghulam Qadir Wagay R/o Poshkreri Srigufwara
- Bilal Ahmad Reshi S/o Mushtaq Ahmad Reshi R/o Iqbal Market Bijbehara
- Zahoor Ahmad Sheikh S/o Mohd Maqbool Sheikh R/o Sheikh Mohalla Khudwani, Kulgam.
- Juvenile (Name withheld)
- Khalid Muzaffar Dar S/o Gh. Qadir Dar R/o Rehpora Khudwani, Kulgam.
- Tanveer Ahmad Dar S/o Bashir Ahmad Dar R/o Rehpora Khudwani Kulgam.
- Sarjeel Ahmad Sheikh S/o Ab. Hamid Sheikh R/o Khudwani.
- Abu Ismail @ Haroon R/o Pakistan.
- Yawar Bashir Wani @ Ayaan S/o Bashir Ahmad Wani R/o Habilsh Devsar.
- Maaviya R/o Pakistan.
- Furqan R/o Pakistan.
During the course of investigation evidences have been brought on record establishing complicity of above mentioned accused persons in the instant crime.The main accused in the instant case i,e Abu Ismail (a Pakistani National) was killed in an encounter at Arigam, Nowgam, Srinagar (Sept.14, 2017) and Yawar Bashir @ Ayaan, Maaviya and Furqaan (both Pakistani nationals) were killed in an encounter at Qazigund (Dec. 12, 2017).Accused Khalid Muzafar Dar of Rehpora Khudwani, Tanveer Ahmad Dar of Rehpora Khudwani and Sarjeel Ahmad Shiekh of Khudwani are absconding in the case.The accused persons in the instant case namely Aijaz, Bilal and Zahoor were arrested and are presently in the Judicial custody. Further, during the course of investigation, one of the accused person name withheld (juvenile) was also arrested and is presently on bail. After obtaining sanction of the Government U/S 45 ULA(P) Act in the instant case, charge sheet has been filed in the court against the accused persons. Further investigation going on.