Charge sheet filed in Delhi against four terrorists

September 10th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A set of charges were filed in a Delhi court against four suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operatives accused of planning to execute blasts at major shopping centres, police said Monday.

The charge sheet was filed before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vidya Prakash against suspected LeT operatives Ahtisham Farooq Malick, Shafaqat Ali Tuggu, Tawseef Ahmed Peer and Saijee Anwar.

Ahtisham, Shafaqat and Tawseef are in judicial custody in the case, while Saijee is out on bail.

Seven Pakistani nationals and a Jammu and Kashmir resident were also named as suspects by police.

The court issued non-bailable warrants against the seven Pakistani accused Hanzala, Furkan, Mohsin, Waleed, Javed, Qari and Hamza and Jammu and Kashmir resident Usman.

The police said in the charge sheet that it had received Feb 27 a secret information from a central intelligence agency about arrival of LeT militant Ahtisham in Delhi for executing terrorist strikes.

It said Ahtisham was staying with Shafaqat at Tuglaqabad and both of them were apprehended and a bag, recovered from Ahtisham, that was carrying explosive material.

Ahtisham, Shafaqat and Tawseef are booked under charges dealing with waging war against India and for cheating, forgery, criminal conspiracy and various provisions of the Explosive Substances Act and terror laws.

Police said Saijee helped Ahtisham in procuring a mobile number on fake identity proof. He was booked for the offence of cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy.

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