Bengaluru, February 22: Taking action against the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists, national anti-terror probe agency National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a supplementary charge sheet against two LeT terrorists in connection with a conspiracy case. NIA has filed a supplementary charge sheet before a special court in Bengaluru against two persons - Dr. Sabeel Ahmed (Motu Doctor) in Bengaluru; Asadullah Khan (Abu Sufiyan) under the IPC, sec. 18, 38, 39 of the UA(P)A.
According to the NIA statement,
the case was initially registered by the police in Bengaluru on August 29, 2012, and pertains to a conspiracy hatched by members of LeT and Harkat-ul-Jehad-e-Islami (HuJI) to commit subversive activities and wage war against India.
The statement read, "The case was initially registered as FIR No. 384/2012 at Basaveshwaranagar police station in Bengaluru City on August 29, 2012, and pertained to a conspiracy hatched by members of the proscribed terrorist organizations LeT and Harkat-ul-Jihad-e-Islami (HuJI) to commit subversive activities and wage war against Government of India."
The release notes that the said persons belong to the proscribed terror groups Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Harkat-ul-Jehad-e-Islami (HuJI). The agency further added that they were involved in a criminal conspiracy along with other accused in supporting and furthering the cause of the terror groups in Dammam and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The persons hatched a conspiracy to commit “subversive activities and wage war against Government of India”.
“They had procured illegal arms and ammunition for targeted killings of important personalities of Hindu community in Bangalore and Hubli in Karnataka, Nanded in Maharashtra, and Hyderabad to disturb the communal harmony and strike terror in society”, the officials in NIA said. Earlier, NIA had charge-sheeted 17 persons in the same case. Thirteen accused were convicted in the same case in 2016.