New Delhi, Dec 5: The National Investigation Agency on Saturday said that it has filed a charge sheet against 6 in Handwara Narco-terrorism case before Jammu NIA Special Court.
The six accused are Abdul Momin Peer aka Peerzada Momen who was working as Assistant Lineman in Handwara while Syed Iftikhar Andrabi working as Village level worker at Block Development office, Kupwara.
The third accused Islam-ul-Haq Peer was running a sanitary shop and the fourth one Afaq Ahmad Wani was working as Branch Manager in Baramulla Central Cooperative Bank, Handwara.
The two other accused Saleem Andrabi who is son of Syed Iftikar Andrabi, and Muneer Ahmad Banday, a cement shop owner are absconding whereas rest four of them have been arrested in this case.
The case pertains to seizure of 21 Kg Narcotics (Heroin) and Rs 1,35,89,850 cash from the accused persons in Handwara district in Jammu and Kashmir when accused Abdul Momin Peer’s Creta vehicle was intercepted by the Police Naka Party on June 11 this year.
The vehicle was searched and cash amount of Rs 20,01,000 and two Kg Heroin were seized. Abdul Momin Peer was arrested and following his disclosure, accused Syed Iftikar Andrabi and Islam-Ul-Haq Peer were arrested by the J&K Police.
Later, NIA took over this case on June 23 and investigation was taken up. Accused Afaq Ahmad Wani, who was on run, was arrested by them on July 16 on the basis of technical surveillance analysis.
“Investigation revealed that accused persons including Abdul Momin Peer and Saleem Andrabi were involved in cross-border smuggling and supply of Narcotic drug Heroin in Jammu and Kashmir and other parts of the country after procuring the same from their associates based abroad including Pakistan”, the probe agency officials said.
Accused Iftikhar Andrabi and Abdul Momin Peer visited Pakistan several times during 2016-17.