New Delhi. On 27.7.2021, NIA arrested accused Malik Noor Mohd. Fayyaz (aged 51 years) s/o Late Abdul Razaq Malik r/o village Phagsoo.
The case was initially registered at PS Kishtwar, District Kishtwar, relating to the killing of Mr. Anil Kumar Parihar and his brother Ajit Kumar Parihar by unknown criminals who fired upon them while they were returning home around 20:40 pm. NIA had re-registered the case and taken over the investigation.
NIA had earlier chargesheeted seven (07) accused persons including three (03) killed terrorists of Hizb-ulMujahideen namely Osama-bin-Javid, Haroon Abbas Wani, Zahid Hussain and four (04) arrested accused persons namely Nisar Ahmed Sheikh, Nishad Ahmed Butt, Azad Hussain Bagwan and Rustam Ali, all
residents of Kishtwar (J&K), in NIA Special Court, Jammu on 15.5.2020.
Further investigation in the case to unearth the larger conspiracy hatched by the terrorists of HM and overground workers (OGW) who were reviving the terrorism in the region of Chenab valley i.e. Doda, Kishtwar & Ramban led to the identification of arrested accused Malik Noor Mohd. Fayyaz. Investigation
has revealed that he was the co-conspirator for reviving the terrorism in Chenab valley. He had also visited Assam and Nagaland along with slain HM terrorist Osama-bin-Javid for procurement of the weapons for the said purpose. He was instrumental in motivating and recruiting gullible Muslim youths to join the cadres of HM. Arrested accused Malik Noor Mohd. Fayyaz was produced in NIA Special Court, Jammu and taken in NIA custody for 03 days.