Former Jammu And Kashmir Police Constable Convicted Of Being LeT Member

Former Jammu And Kashmir Police Constable Convicted Of Being LeT Member

13 April 2010
DNA


New Delhi: A court in New Delhi has convicted a former Jammu and Kashmir police constable for being a member of banned terror organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) by a Delhi court.Mushtaq Ahmed Wani, who was posted as guard at the residence of Fazal Hussain Beigh, brother of ex-finance minister of Jammu and Kashmir Muzaffar Hussain Beigh, was arrested from the national capital on November 25, 2006, by sleuths of the Delhi police's Special Cell. Additional sessions judge Dharmesh Sharma held Wani, 30, guilty of the various offences under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. According to the prosecution, Wani, hailing from Baramulla district, was apprehended from a place near Red Fort in New Delhi with Rs6 lakh alleged hawala money. It alleged the convict had come to the national capital to collect a consignment of arms, ammunition and hawala money which were to be used for terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir. The convict came into contact with his Pakistan-based handler Mohd Ahmed, a deputy commander of LeT, in September, 2006, and started working for the banned organisation at his instance. The court, which held Wani guilty in the case, is likely to pronounce the quantum of sentence on April 19.


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