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NIA files charge sheet against Pakistani LeT terrorist Mohammed Amir

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The National Investigating Agency today filed a charge sheet in a city court against an alleged terrorist, saying he had infiltrated into intending to carry out terror attacks in different areas including

was nabbed by the on November 24 last year from Handwara area of North during an launched after an encounter in the area three days before, that had left three alleged militants dead. One soldier was also killed during the encounter.

The charge sheet, filed before Poonam A Bamba, said "Mohammad Amir, along with three others, had illegally infiltrated into Indian Territory from along with weapons, ammunition, grenades, navigation and with an intention to carry out terrorist attack at different parts of including upon the directions of their handlers in Pakistan,"

The final report, filed during an in-chamber proceeding, was understood to have been filed under section 120-B (criminal conspiracy) and other sections of Indian Penal Code and various provisions of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, including section 20 (punishment for being member of terrorist organisation).

It has accused Awan of offences under various provisions of Explosive Substance Act, Arms Act, Foreigners Act, Explosive Substance Act and Indian

Awan is currently is in judicial custody. The matter was transferred to which had registered a case on November 26 and took custody of the alleged terrorist.

During initial interrogation, he had identified himself as whose code in the terror group was Abu Haamaz, said.

The accused had told his interrogators that he hailed from Bardiya town near the port city of and was recruited and trained by the terror group.

He was allegedly pushed into the from Pakistan-occupied to carry out attacks on various important installations in the Valley, the agency had said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 17:30 IST
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