Drone recovery: NIA files chargesheet against six | India News

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SRINAGAR: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed a chargesheet in the special NIA court, Jammu, against six accused in a case related to the interception and recovery of drones and ammunition in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district.
The recovery included hexacopter drones, rounds of UBGL and magnetic bombs from near Kathua’s Dhalli area. The case was initially registered on May 29, 2022 at Rajbagh police station, Kathua, and re-registered by the NIA on July 30, 2022, the agency said in a statement.
The chargesheet was filed against Faisal Muneer, Habib, Mian Sohail, Muni Mohd (deceased), Rashid and Sajjad Gul under relevant sections of the IPC, UAPA, Arms Act and Explosive Substances Act after investigations revealed that on the directions of their Pakistani handler Sajjad Gul, the accused used to collect, receive and transport the weapons — air-dropped by drones — to active terrorists in Kashmir Valley to carry out terror activities in J&K, the statement added.
Further investigation into the case was underway, the NIA statement said.



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