Police files charge sheet in killing of three persons in Baramulla

Srinagar, July 7: Police on Saturday filed a charge sheet into the killing of three youth in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district in April this year.

The youth – Irfan Ahmad Sheikh @ Asif Sheikh son of Ali Mohammad Sheikh resident of Syed Kareem, Baramulla, Mohammad Asgar Sheikh @ Afsar Khan son of Mushtaq Ahmad Sheikh resident of Kakar Hamam, Baramulla and Haseeb Nabi Khan son of Ghulam Nabi Khan resident of Kakar Hamam, Baramulla – were shot dead on the evening of April 30.

“The charge sheet was filed in the Court of Principal District and Sessions Judge Baramulla against four Lashkar-e-Toiba militants,” a police spokesman said, adding that two accused have been arrested while two others are at large.

“Four accomplices who abetted in the commission of the crime have also been arrested and charge-sheeted in the case,” said the spokesman.

“The weapons including two AK series rifles and one pistol used in the commission of crime have also been produced before the Hon’ble court. The copy of the opinion from Forensic Science Laboratory confirming that bullets recovered on the scene of crime have been fired by same weapons have also been appended in the charge sheet along the other oral and scientific evidence including the vehicle used in the commission of the crime.”

“Those charge sheeted include three militants of LeT namely Aijaz Gojri, Bilal Najar and Shoaib Akhoon. Shoaib Akhoon is, however, still at large. Rest of the militants and their abettors stand arrested and produced before the court.”

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