NIA Files Chargesheet Against  Lashkar-e-Taiba Terrorists Based In Bengaluru, HyderabadNIA

In a press release, National Investigation Agency (NIA) said that it has filed chargesheet against members of radical Jihadist organisations who had procured arms and ammunitions for killing ‘important personalities of the Hindu community’.

The release notes that the said persons belong to the proscribed terror groups Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Harkat-ul-Jehad-e-Islami (HuJI).

NIA has filed supplementary chargesheet against two persons - Dr Sabeel Ahmed (Motu Doctor) in Bengaluru; Asadullah Khan (Abu Sufiyan) in Hyderabad. Both belong to LeT.

Earlier, NIA had chargesheeted 17 persons in the same case. Thirteen accused were convicted in the same case in 2016.

The persons hatched a conspiracy to commit “subversive activities and wage war against Government of India”.

They had procured arms and ammunitions for targeted killings of important personalities of Hindu community in Bengaluru and Hubli in Karnataka; Nanded in Maharashtra; Hyderabad in Telangana “to disturb communal harmony and strike terror in society,” the release reads.

It further adds that investigation is on for six absconding accused in the same case.

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