SRINAGAR: A Special Judge (Designated) under NIA Act here has sentenced a militant, arrested in 2020, to five years in jail.

The court passed the verdict in a case FIR (No. 07/2020) under section 16, 18, 19, 20, 39, UA (P) Act and 7/25 I.A Act of police station Saddar Srinagar.

The convicted militant, Nisar Ahmad Dar alias Usman of Wahabpora Hajin Bandipora, was held along with one AK-47 Rifle with two Magazines, 60 live rounds and two Chinese-made hand grenades with one pouch, police said. “The Court while pronouncing judgement has awarded 05 years of simple imprisonment for each offence U/S 18, 19, 20, 39, UA (P) Act and 7/25 I.A Act to the accused. The punishment shall run concurrently,” news agency GNS quoted police as having said.

Similarly, on February 2, he said, the Court of Special Judge (Designated) under NIA Act, Anantnag convicted one LeT affiliate Dawood Ahmad Dar son of Mushtaq Ahmad Dar of Ashmuji Kulgam and sentenced to undergo simple imprisonment for a period of four (04) years and eight (08) months U/S 5 of Explosive Substance Act in a case (FIR No. 42/18) filed with police station Devsar. “The accused has been guilty of having illegally one grenade in his possession”.


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