Jammu : The Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) on Saturday mentioned that it have arrested a juvenile for harbouring terrorists concerned within the killing of 5 civilians in Dhangri village of district Rajouri of Jammu and Kashmir in January final yr.
In a handout to the NIA mentioned that the juvenile/CCL was by the way lodged at Statement House, R.S.Pura, Jammu in one other case, registered at Police Station Gursai, Mendhar, District Poonch. He was taken into custody yesterday by the NIA and
produced earlier than the Juvenile Justice Board, Rajouri, for remand.
The spokesman additional said that the mentioned terrorist assault had taken place on 1st January, 2023, and 5 individuals belonging to the minority Hindu group had been killed and a number of other critically injured. The case was initially registered as FIR no. 01/2023 at PS Rajouri u/s 302/ 307 /120-B/452/323 of IPC, sections 13/16/18 of UA (P) Act 1967 and sections 7/27 of Arms Act. NIA had taken over and re-registered the case on thirteenth January.
Investigations by the NIA had revealed that the apprehended juvenile, together with two different earlier arrested individuals particularly Nisar Ahmed @ Haji Nisar and Mushtaq Hussain @ Chacha, was concerned in harbouring the terrorists who had carried out the horrendous assault. Nisar Ahmed and Mushtaq Hussain had been arrested by the NIA on thirty first August 2023, and are presently lodged at Central Jail, Kot Bhalwal, Jammu, he mentioned.
The duo had offered logistic assist to the terrorists for greater than two months and had sheltered them in a hideout which they’d constructed on the instructions of Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) handlers, particularly Saifullah @ Sajid Jutt, Abu Qatal @ Qatal Sindhi and Mohd. Qasim, he mentioned.
A crew of NIA officers had commonly camped within the hilly terrain of Rajouri, Poonch and Reasi districts of J & Ok looking for precise perpetrators of the offence through the course of investigations. The crew examined numerous suspicious entities and later zeroed in on the above-mentioned accused individuals who had offered logistic assist to the terrorists. Investigations within the case are nonetheless below course of, reads the assertion.(GNS)
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