NIA file charge-sheet against 6 accused in Kathua Hexacopter case


National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed charge-sheet against six accused persons, one of the dead, regarding recovery of Hexacopter with UBGL rounds and Magnetic Bombs near Dhalli area in Kathua district in May last year.

The charge-sheet was filed before the NIA Special Court Jammu against six accused persons under section 120B, 121A & 122 of IPC, sections 16, 17, 18, 18B, 20, 23, 38, 39 & 40 of UA (P) Act, 1967, sections 25(1)(a) & 25(1AA) of the Arms Act and sections 4 & 5 of the Explosive Substances Act, the Federal investigation agency said in a statement to GNS.

The case was initially registered as FIR (No. 114/2022) dated 29 May 2022 at police station Rajbagh, Kathua and re-registered by NIA on 30 May 2022.