Srinagar: The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) Awantipora on Tuesday produced a chargesheet before the Court of NIA Srinagar in a case related to the killing of Sub Inspector (M) Farooq Ahmad of Samboora on June 18, 2022.
As per a statement issued here, the SIU produced chargesheet in a case under FIR number 71/2022 of Police Station Pampore before the Court of NIA Srinagar related to killing of SI (M) Farooq Ahmad resident of Samboora on 18/06/2022 against accused Owais Mushtaq Gani son of Mushtaq Ahmad Ganie resident of Samboora and killed militant Majid Nazir (Al-Badr) son of Nazir Ahmad Wani resident of Ladhoo Pampore.
Besides, challan against two juvenile accused (name withheld) was produced before the court of Juvenile Justice Board Pulwama for their involvement in the instant case, the statement said.
“During the course of investigation, various suspects were called for questioning from time to time and on 24/06/2022 one suspect namely Owais Mushtaq Ganie son of Mushtaq Ahmad Ganie resident of Samboora confessed his involvement in the commission of crime,” the statement added.
It said that on his disclosure, two juveniles (name withheld) were held for their active involvement and role in the killing of the police officer Farooq Ahmad along with one active militant of Al-Badr namely Majid Nazir son of Nazir Ahmad Wani resident of Ladhoo Pampore.
During the course of investigation, it came to forth that all the three accused were active militant associates of Al-Badar and were in constant touch with the said active militant Majid Nazir Wani, who gave them arms and ammunition to carry out the attacks on soft targets.
It is pertinent to mention that said militant Majid Nazir involved in the commission of instant crime was eliminated by Police/SF in an encounter at Tujan area of Pulwama on 21-06-2022.
“On the basis of evidence gathered prima-facie offences punishable under relevant sections of law for commission of instant crime have been established. The investigation of the case concluded with chargesheet against four accused persons including two juveniles, one neutralized militant and an accused person before the competent court of law,” the statement said.