Court absolves CRPF man of charges
Srinagar, Sep 2: A local Court has absolved a paramilitary CRPF man of the charges leveled against him by the police under various sections of the Criminal Law Amendment Act.
Court of Additional Sessions Judge Srinagar, R K Watel discharged the accused Muzaffar Ahmad Bhat of Aglar Pulwama who belonged to 120 Batallion CRPF.
The prosecution contended that that the accused was assisting the militants and facilitating supply of arms to them. “He was posing danger to the territorial sovereignty of the country, peace and public order,” the prosecution claimed.
The challan against the accused was produced before the court under various sections of Criminal Law Amendment Act.
The court said according to the sanction of district magistrate prima facie offence under section 7/25 Arms Act has been made out against the accused while the sanction has been granted under section 7 of the Explosive Substance Act.
“The sanction reflects of gross non application of mind as the accused is neither shown to be involved under 7/25 Arms Act by the district magistrate nor under section 7 of Explosive substances Act for which sanction has been accorded” the court held. The court discharged the accused.
Advocate Mir Shafaqat Hussain represented the accused in the case.
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