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SIU produces charge sheet in killing of SI Farooq Ahmad case

SRINAGAR: Special Investigating Unit (SIU) Awantipora produced a chargesheet in case FIR No. 71/2022 of Police Station Pampore before the Court of NIA Srinagar related to the killing of SI (M) Farooq Ahmad resident of Samboora.

The charge sheet has been filed against one accused Owais Mushtaq Gani son of Mushtaq Ahmad Ganie resident of Samboora and killed terrorist Majid Nazir (terror outfit Al-Badr) son of Nazir Ahmad Wani resident of Ladhoo Pampore. Besides, a challan against 02 juvenile accused (name withheld) was produced before the Hon’ble court of Juvenile Justice Board Pulwama for their involvement in the instant case, SIU in the statement.

During the course of investigation, various suspects were called for questioning from time to time and on 24/06/2022 one suspect namely Owais Mushtaq Ganie son of Mushtaq Ahmad Ganie resident of Samboora confessed his involvement in the commission of crime, the statement reads.

On his disclosure, two juveniles (name withheld) were held for their active involvement and role in the killing of the police officer Farooq Ahmad along with one active terrorist of proscribed terror outfit Al-Badr namely Majid Nazir son of Nazir Ahmad Wani resident of Ladhoo Pampore, it added.

During the course of investigation it came to forth that all the three accused were active terrorist associates of proscribed terror outfit Al-Badar and were in constant touch with the said active terrorist Majid Nazir Wani who gave them arms and ammunition to carry out the attacks on soft targets, the statement reads.

The statement added that it is pertinent to mention that said terrorist Majid Nazir involved in the commission of instant crime was eliminated by Police/SF in an encounter at Tujan area of Pulwama on 21/06/2022.

On the basis of evidence gathered prima-facie offences punishable under relevant sections of law for commission of instant crime has been established. The investigation of the case concluded with chargesheet against four accused persons including two juveniles, one neutralized terrorist and an accused person before the competent court of law, the statement reads.


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