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4 LeT militants charge-sheeted for killing of 3 youths in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Police today filed a charge-sheet against four Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants in connection with the killing of three youth in district of in April this year

The charge-sheet was filed in the and against four Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists, a police said here.

Three youth - identified as Irfan Ahmad Sheikh alias Asif Sheikh, Mohammad Asgar Sheikh alias Afsar Khan and all residents of district of north were killed during evening hours of April 30 this year. Police said LeT was behind their killing.

Among the four charge-sheeted in the case, two militants have been arrested while two others are still at large, the said.

Four accomplices who abetted in the commission of terror crime have also been arrested and charge-sheeted in the case, he said.

Those charge-sheeted include three LeT militants namely Aijaz Gojri, and

While Gojri and Najar were arrested, Akhoon is still at large, the said.

The spokesman said that weapons including two AK series rifles and a pistol, used in the commission of crime, have also been produced before the court.

The copy of opinion from confirming that bullets recovered on scene of crime have been fired by the same weapons has also been appended in the charge-sheet along with the other oral and scientific evidence including the vehicle used in the crime, he said.

"The Special Investigation team of has investigated the case, making all out efforts to gather evidence against the culprits involved in the crime," the spokesman said.

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First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 18:40 IST