Lethpora CRPF camp attack: NIA Court frames charges against 4 accused



JAMMU: Special Judge NIA Jammu, Sunit Gupta on Thursday framed charges against Fayaz Ahmad Magray, Nisar Ahmad Tantray, Syed Hilal Andrabia and Irshad Ahmad Reshi, involved in Lethpora CRPF Camp attack.
According to NIA case, a large conspiracy was hatched by Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), a proscribed Terrorist Organisation, based in Pakistan, with connivance of their active members and supporters based in J&K, such as accused Fayaz, Nisar, Hilal, Irshad and others to commit terror attack on CRPF Camp, Lethpora, Pulwama. As part of the conspiracy, three accused persons namely Fardeen, Manzoor Baba and Shakoor equipped with arms, ammunitions, UBGL, explosives and other material, entered into the premises of CRPF Group Centre, Lethpora, Pulwama in intervening night of December 30-31, 2017 and committed a terrorist attack on CRPF personnel with their arms, ammunitions and explosive. The CRPF personnel and J&K Police retaliated in self-defence. The encounter with the terrorists continued upto January 1, 2018, in which three aforesaid terrorists were eliminated and five CRPF personnel were martyred while three others were seriously injured. A large number of Arms, ammunition, explosives and other incriminating articles including documents were recovered from possession of slain terrorists. The information about this terrorist attack was received by Police Station Awantipora on December 31, 2017 at about 2.15 hours. On basis of aforesaid information, a FIR vide No. 150/2017, dated December 31, 20217 for offences under sections 459, 460, 307 & 302 of RPC, Section 7/27 of Arms Act and Sections 16, 18 & 20 of UA(P) Act was registered at Police Station Awantipora.


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