Amarnath Yatra attack: Chargesheet establishes, Pak and Lashkar role
The Jammu and Kashmir police filed a chargesheet against 11 persons in connection with the Amarnath Yatra attack. Four terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba killed in separate encounters are part of the chargesheet.
On July 10 2017, eight pilgrims were killed in the attack on a bus during the Amarnath Yatra. The police had formed a special investigation team to probe the incident. The charge sheet was filed against accused persons before Sessions Court Anantnag and Chief Judicial Magistrate (Juvinile Court) Anantnag.
The chargesheet says that the investigations have managed to establish the role of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba in the attack. Further, on the basis of evidences collected during the course of investigation complicity of eleven (11) people was established, of which four (04) persons including one (01) juvenile were arrested in the instant case, the chargesheet states.
The accused include Aijaz Ahmad Wagay S/o Ghulam Qadir Wagay R/o Poshkreri Srigufwara .(A-1)
Bilal Ahmad Reshi S/o Mushtaq Ahmad Reshi R/o Iqbal Market Bijbehara . (A-2)
Zahoor Ahmad Sheikh S/o Mohd Maqbool Sheikh R/o Sheikh Mohalla Khudwani ,Kulgam. (A-3)
Name withheld (A-4) (Juvenile) Khalid Muzaffar Dar S/o Gh. Qadir Dar R/o Rehpora Khudwani, Kulgam. (A-5) Tanveer Ahmad Dar S/o Bashir Ahmad Dar R/o Rehpora Khudwani Kulgam. (A-6)
Sarjeel Ahmad Sheikh S/o Ab. Hamid Sheikh R/o Khudwani. (A-7)
Abu Ismail @ Haroon R/o Pakistan. (A-8) Yawar BAshir Wani @ Ayaan S/o Bashir Ahmad Wani R/o Habilsh Devsar. (A-9) Maaviya R/o Pakistan. (A-10) Furqan R/o Pakistan. (A-11)
Abu Ismail the prime accused, who was a Pakistan national was killed in an encounter in Arigam, Nowgam, Srinagar on September 14. Yawar Bashir alias Ayaan (A-9), Maaviya (A-10) and Furqaan (A-11) (Pakistani nationals) were were killed in an encounter at Qazigund.
Accused Khalid Muzafar Dar (A-5) of Rehpora Khudwani, Tanveer Ahmad Dar (A-6) of Rehpora Khudwani and Sarjeel Ahmad Shiekh (A-7) of Khudwani are absconding in the case have been shown as absconding accused.
Aijaz (A-1), Bilal (a-2) and Zahoor (A-3) were arrested and are presently in the Judicial custody.