Srinagar : NIA today filed a Charge Sheet in Case no. RC-36/2018/NIA/DLI related to the murder of Anil Parihar State Secretary BJP Jammu and Kashmir, and his brother Ajeet Parihar killed at Kishtwar on 01.11.2018 by terrorists belonging to banned terrorist outfit Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM). Initially, a case FIR No. 290/2018 dated 01.11.2018 was registered by J&K Police at Police station Kishtwar.
The case was subsequently taken over by NIA.
During investigation, accused namely (1) Nisar Ahmed Sheikh s/o Ghulam Mustafa Sheikh (2) Nishad Ahmed Bhat s/o Abdul Subhan Bhat and (3) Azad Hussain Bagwan s/o Abdul Latief Bagwan all residents of Kishtwar (J&K) were arrested on 20.11.2019. All the three accused were involved to provide logistic and moral support to the three terrorists involved in killing (1) Osama-bin-Javid (2) Haroon Abbas Wani and (3) Zahid Hussain, who had committed the murders of Parihar brothers.
Investigation unearthed the larger conspiracy of these terrorists and the Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen(HM) who were attempting to revive terrorism in the region of Chenab valley of Union Territory Jammu and Kashmir which includes Doda, Kishtwar & Ramban Districts. These terrorists not only carried out the murder of Parihar brothers but they carried out three other terrorist acts in Kishtwar in the year 2019.
In furtherance of the said conspiracy led by Jahangir Saroori, Commander of Hizb-ul-Mujahjideen (HM) in Kishtwar District, the accused persons devised ways and means to raise funds to sustain the activities of the banned terrorist organisation. Further they looted the weapons from Police/PSOs to enhance their armed strength.
As per the investigation, three other accused persons who committed the said murders, namely (1) Osama-bin-Javid R/o Sounder, Dachhan, Kishtwar (2) Haroon Abbas Wani R/o Doda, and (3) Zahid Hussain R/o Sounder Dachhan, Kishtwar were killed during different encounters that took place between the HM cadres and security forces in Districts Ramban and Doda in Sept. 2019 and Jan. 2020.
The Charge-Sheet has been filed in the Special NIA Court, Jammu, J&KUT against the accused namely (1) Osama-bin-Javid (2) Haroon Abbas, (3) Zahid Hussain (4) Nisar Ahmed Sheikh (5) Nishad Ahmed Butt and (6) Azad Hussain Bagwan under sections 302, 120B, 109 & 34 RPC, sections 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 38, 39 & 40 of the UA(P) Act, section 25(1A) & 25 of the Arms Act.
Further investigation continues against absconding accused Jahangir Saroori and other accused.