Jammu SIA files supplementary chargesheet against two terrorists

Jammu,  The State Investigation Agency, Jammu on Friday filed a supplementary chargesheet against two terrorists involved in several terrorist acts and activities in the Kandi Budhal area in Rajouri District of Jammu and Kashmir.

As per the official communiqué, a significant case of terror acts was registered in Police Station Mahore where two terrorists were arrested with huge quantities of automatic arms and ammunition including other war-like stores from the Budhal area by the Police and security forces.

During sustained interrogation, more recoveries of sticky grenades, hand grenades, and IEDs were recovered on their disclosures.

“Since this case was important in nature and involvement of more terrorist associates was anticipated the case was transferred to State Investigation Agency Jammu,” it read.

It further said that the SIA put in strenuous efforts and as a result, the duo confessed their involvement in several terrorist acts including killing, injuring, and firing upon innocent persons, grenade throwing in a marriage party, and planting of IEDs at crowded places in Kandi Budhal areas and caused extensive damage to Government properties.

The terrorists have been active for long and carrying out terrorist acts on the behest of a top-ranking grade –“A” terrorist of the proscribed terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), namely Mohammad Qasim alias Salman alias Waseem, resident of Angralla, District Reasi, who was exfiltrated to Pakistan for arms training during the year 1990.

“The accused persons had received huge quantities of arms and ammunitions and other war-like stores through drone dropping from different places in the Lamberi area of District Rajouri and then shifted the same to Kandi Budhal area for terrorist acts, on the instruction of Pak handlers,” it read.

It further said that the main chargesheet of the case was filed before the Court on December 29, 2023, by SIA Jammu, adding, “On further investigation of the case, two more associates of the module of Laskar-e-Toiba (LeT) were taken into custody, they were put under sustained interrogation, they too confessed their involvements in a number of terrorist acts, shifting of automatic arms and its ammunitions including other war like store items from Lamberi to Kandi Budhal area in the association of the accused person Talib Hussain Shah, who was earlier arrested along with sophisticated weapons and its ammunitions.”

The duo voluntarily joined the LeT outfit on the motivation of Pak handlers and they were also found involved in several FIRs registered in the Kandi Budhal area for terrorist activities.

The deep-rooted conspiracy of LeT modules to distend their terror activities in District Rajouri and waging the war against the sovereignty and integrity of India has been exposed with the arrest of four active terrorists, read the handout.

It stated that the investigation of the case is continuing for the arrest of more associates of said Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) module.