A Delhi court Thursday issued production warrant againstJammu and Kashmir Police officer Davinder Singh, who was arrested whileferrying two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants in a vehicle on the Srinagar-JammuHighway earlier this year.
Special judge M K Nagpal directed the authorities of HiraNagar Jail in Jammu and Kashmir, where Singh is currently lodged, to producehim before the court here on May 18, his advocate Prashant Prakash said.
The judge also issued production warrants against threeother accused persons Javed Iqbal, Syed Naveed Mushtaq and Imran Shafi Mirarrested in the case.
The order was passed after Tihar jail authorities informedthe judge that the accused persons could not be brought before the court sincethey are currently in a J-K jail.
Singh, a DSP, was suspended in January this year.
The Special Cell had brought him to Delhi from Hira NagarJail in Jammu and Kashmir.
The court had earlier sent Syed Naveed Mushtaq and others topolice custody till April 3 after the police said that he and other co accusedwere planning to execute attacks in Delhi and various parts of the country andtargeted killings of protected persons.
The police had said that Mushtaq, the commander of Shopiandistrict of Hizbul Mujahiddeen, used to chat with other co-accused andmilitants through various internet platforms, including darknet chat.
Mushtaq, along with other militants of Hizbul Mujahideen,were planning to execute attack in Delhi and other parts of the country andtargeted killings of protected persons, police had told the court.
The Delhi Police had filed an FIR under Section 120B of IPC.The FIR said that the youths of Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab are being trainedfor carrying out militant activities.
The FIR also mentioned of D Company and Chhota Shakeel.According to the FIR, the Delhi Police Special Cell had received an input thatthe D Company is funding to pro-Khalistan organisations in Punjab.
Under this very FIR Davinder Singh was taken in custody. Heis currently in judicial custody in the case.
The Special Cell had also interrogated Davinder Singhregarding the Khalistan angle, police said.
Although Davinder Singh is not named in the FIR, but theSpecial Cell has some inputs on the basis of which the enquiry will be donecarried out and Davinder Singh will be questioned.