JK cop gets 8-year RI
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
New Delhi, Apr 19: A Delhi court today sentenced a former Jammu and Kashmir police constable to eight years rigorous imprisonment for being a member of the militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
Mushtaq Ahmed Wani, who was posted as guard as the residence of Fazal Hussain Beigh, brother of the former Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Muzaffar Hussain Beigh, was arrested from New Delhi on November 25, 2006, by sleuths of the Delhi police’s Special Cell.
Besides the prison term, Additional Sessions Judge Dharmesh Sharma, who pronounced the quantum of punishment today six days after convicting him, also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on Wani (30), holding him guilty of various offences under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
According to the prosecution, Wani, hailing from north Kashmir’s Varmul district was apprehended from a place near Red Fort here with Rs 6 lakh hawala money.
It alleged the convict had come to Delhi to collect a consignment of arms, ammunition and hawala money which were to be used for militant activities in J&K. The convict came into contact with Muhammad Ahmed, a deputy commander of LeT, in September, 2006, and started working for the proscribed organisation at his instance. The court had held Wani guilty in the case on April 13.
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