CBI summons Rubaiya Sayeed in case related to her abduction

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Jammu: A CBI court here has issued summons to Rubaiya Sayeed, daughter of former Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, to appear before the Court on July 15 in a case wherein Special Judge TADA Court has framed charges under sections 364, 368, 120-B of RPC, Section 3/4 of TADA Act, 1987 and Section 7/27 of Indian Arms Act against JKLF Chief Yasin Malik & others.
Special Judge TADA Jammu Ashwani Sharma summoned Dr Rubiya Sayeed and Dr Shahnaz as witnesses in the case on July 15, 2022, related to Dr Rubiya Sayeed’s abduction in 1989, officials said on Friday.
This is the first time that Rubaiya Sayeed has been asked to appear in the case. She had been freed after five terrorists were released in exchange. Dr Rubiya Sayeed, who stays in Tamil Nadu, is listed as a prosecution witness by CBI which took over the investigations into case in early 1990.

Dr Rubaiya was kidnapped in 1989

As per brief details, Yasin Malik, Chief of banned JKLF who has recently been sentenced to life imprisonment in a terror funding case, is an accused in Rubaiya Sayeed kidnapping case. While framing the charges, TADA Court observed that Yasin Malik along with other accused, in the first week of December 1989, entered into a criminal conspiracy to kidnap Dr Rubiya Sayeed, who at that time was undergoing Resident Rotatory Internship Training in Lal Ded Hospital Srinagar and wrongfully confined her with ulterior motive of getting released five terrorists namely Hamid Sheikh, Altaf Ahmed Bhat, Noor Mohd Kalwal, Javed Ahmed Zarger and Sher Khan of JKLF, lodged in different jails, in exchange of her release. In furtherance of afore delineated criminal conspiracy, on December 8, 1989, Yasin and other accused namely Mohd Rafiq Dar, Ali Mohd Mir, Iqbal Ahmed Gandroo, Mushtaq Ahmed Lone, Manzoor Ahmed Sofi, Wahajat Bashir, Miraj-ud-din Sheikh ,Shoukat Ahmed Bakshi, Javed Ahmed alias Nalka, Nanaji alias Saleem, Riaz Ahmed Bhat, Khurshid Ahmed Dar, Basharat Rehman, Tariq Ashraf, Shafaqat Ahmed Shangloo and Manzoor Ahmed alias Muna alias Manzoor Islam assembled in house Mushtaq Ahmed Lone and deliberated upon plan to kidnap Dr Rubiya Sayeed, when she would be returning for her house from Lal Ded Hospital Srinagar to Nowgoan Bye pass, Srinagar. Then, accused Javed Ahmed Mir alias Nalka entered a Mini Bus and forced Dr Rubiya Sayeed to get down from the same and sit in blue-colored Maruti Car, being driven by accused Ali Mohd Mir. Dr Rubiya Sayeed was then taken to Sopore and kept in an old house situated in Irrigation Colony in possession of accused Javed Ahmed Mir. After two hours, she was shifted to Flat-B-1 of Irrigation Colony Sopore, belonging to accused Javed Ahmed Mir, where she remained from evening of December 8 to December 9, 1989. During entire period of confinement, accused namely Mohd Rafiq Dar and Iqbal Ahmed Gandroo, armed with AK-47 rifles along with accused Halima kept watch on Dr Rubiya Sayeed was till her release on December 13, 1989 in exchange of JKLF terrorists.