NIA Files Chargesheet Against Two ‘Hizbul’ Men For Planning Terror Attacks In Uttar Pradesh.

Two men namely Kamruj Zaman (39) and Osama Bin Javed (23) were arrested by the Anti- terrorist squad (ATS) of Uttar Pradesh from Chakeri Police Station area of Kanpur districton September 13, 2018.

ATS claimed that Zaman alias Kamruddin was involved in planning attack during Ganesh Chaturthi and conducted a recce of a Ganesha temple in Kanpur. The case was later transferred to the NIA, which began investigation after lodging a fresh FIR on September 24, 2018.

Following up with the FIR, NIA on Monday filed charge sheet in a Lucknow court against these two Hizbul Mujahideen suspects- Kamruj Zaman from Assam’s Hojai district and Osama Bin Javed from Jammu and Kashmir’s South Kishtwar district.

The charge sheet has been filed against them under sections 120B (criminal conspiracy) and section 121-A of IPC as well as sections of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

NIA revealed that during investigation it came to their knowledge that Kamruddin and Javed underwent nine month’s weapon’s training in the jungles of Kishtwar  in J&K from June, 2017 after joining Hizbul.

NIA also said that probe is ongoing against the other absconding accused, includinh Jahangir and Hajari.   

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