New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday said that it has filed a charge sheet against seven accused, including six Pakistani nationals, in a case related to the seizure of 237 kilograms of narcotics in Gujarat.
The charge sheet has been filed before the Ahmedabad NIA Special Court under sections of 120B, 201 of IPC and section 17 and 18 of Unlawful Activities of Prevention Act and sections 23, 28, 29, 30 and 32(B) (e) of NDPS Act.
While the accused– Safdar Ali, Alahi Daad Angiyara, Azim Khan aka Azeem Khan, Abdul Aziz, Abdul Gafur, and Mohamad Malah– are residents of Karachi in Pakistan, Ramjhan is a resident of Dwarka in Gujarat.
The case pertains to seizure of 237 kgs of narcotics from Pakistani vessel Al-Madina, Near Jakhau Port at Kutch in Gujarat.
The probe agency during its investigation revealed that the arrested accused persons had conspired and attempted to bring total 330 Kg of narcotics drugs into Gujarat, who were eventually intercepted by Indian Coast Guards on May 21 last year and resulted in the recovery of nearly 237 Kgs of narcotics, several incriminating articles and Pakistani Currency Notes, the NIA said, adding that further investigation against nine absconding Pakistani accused persons is under progress.