Bengaluru. On 13th January, 2023 NIA Special Court, Bengaluru pronounced sentence convicting 4 accused in cases regarding seizure of huge quantities of electrical & electronic items, tools, chemical apparatus, containers etc. used for fabrication of bombs and IEDs etc. from the hideout of JMB in Bengaluru.
Initially, the case registered by Karnataka Police at Soladevanahalli PS, Bengaluru on 07.07.2019 and was re-registered by NIA on 29.07.2019.
Further, four cases related to dacoities committed by accused persons i.e., 1). FIR No. 109/2018 dated 27.02.2018 of K R Puram PS, 2). FIR No. 119/2018 dated 15.03.2018 of Attibele PS, 3). FIR No. 69/2018 dated 20.03.2018 of Kothanur PS and 4). FIR No. 172/2018 dated 24.04.2018 of Attibele PS were re-registered by NIA on 01.04.2020.
After completion of investigations, a consolidated Chargesheet was filed in all these dacoity cases. For trial, these four cases were clubbed into one.
The details of the accused sentenced with 7 years Rigorous imprisonment and fine under sections 120B, 395, 452, 397, 399, 458, 468, 471 of IPC, sections 17, 18, 20 & 23 of UA (P) Act, 1967 and section 25 (1) of Arms Act. are as follows…
i.) Kador Kazi @ Mijanur Rahaman, S/o Late Badal Kazi, r/o Nimra village, Kirnahar Post, Nanoor PS, Birbhum District, West Bengal
ii.) Mustafizur Rahman @ Tuhin, S/o Sirajur Rahman, r/o Nimra village, Kirnahar Post, Nanoor PS, Birbhum District, West Bengal
iii.) Adil Sheikh @ Asadullah, S/o Laljan Sheikh, r/o Elizabad village, Shamsheer Ganj PS, Murshidabad District, West Bengal
iv.) Abdul Karim @ Korim Sk, S/o Azid Sheikh, r/o Elizabad village, Shamsheer Ganj PS, Murshidabad District, West Bengal
Investigations have established that the accused had raised funds by committing dacoities at various places in Bengaluru with the intention of furthering the activities of JMB in India and had also collected explosive materials and test fired a rocket launcher for commission of terror acts. The ‘proceeds of crime-dacoity’ in the form of gold was sold by the accused for raising funds for carrying out terror activities. 11 accused have been arrested and charge-sheeted so far and 3 accused have been convicted in the case earlier.