New Delhi. On 09.07.2021, Special Judge (NIA), Patiala House Courts, New Delhi pronounced order on charge in NIA Case against accused persons namely I) Mohammad Shafi Shah, @ Doctor, @ Dawood, @ Nisar s/o Late Abdul Gani Shah, r/o Watmohalla, Papchan, P.S. Bandipora, District Bandipora, ii) Talib Lali @ Talib Hussain Lali @ Waseem @ Abu Umer s/o Khan Zaman, r/o Marigul, Bazipora, Ajas; iii) Muzaffar Ahmad Dar @ 19, @ Gaznavi, @ Mohd Ali s/o Abdul Khaliq Dar, R/o Chichiloora, Post Office and Police Station Magam, District Budgam, ; iv) Mushtaq Ahmad Lone @ mushtaq aalam s/o Abdul Hamid Lone, r/o Kanelwan, Bijbehara, Anantnag, and framed charges against them under various sections of IPC and UA(P) Act.
NIA had registered the case dated 25.10.2011 under Section 120B, UAPA, against accused persons based in Pakistan namely (1) Mohd. Yusuf Shah @ Syed Salahuddin, Selfstyled Commander in Chief of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) and Chairman, United Jihad Council (UJC), (2) Gulam Nabi Khan @ Ameer Khan, Self-styled Dy. Commander in Chief of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) 3) Mehboob-ul-Haq (Chairman, JKART), (4) Masroor Dar (General Secretary, JKART), (5) Masood Sarfaraz & 6) Ameer belonging to Hizb-e-Islami, a Pakistan based organization supporting terrorist activities in J&K by providing funds from Pakistan to HM. NIA had earlier submitted charge sheet against 12 accused persons including Syed Salahuddin and Ghulam Nabi Khan.
Investigation had revealed that during the year 2004 to 2011, illegal funding was made to the tune of over 80 crore from Pakistan to HM for carrying out the terrorist activities in India. Accused Mohammad Shafi Shah was an active terrorist of HM and he had collected huge amount from Pakistan and distributed the funds to the active cadres of HM in J&K to carry out the terrorist acts. Accused Talib Lali was a co-conspirator and he used to collect funds from Mohammad Shafi Shah and further distributed the funds to the active terrorists of HM in Kashmir valley. He also motivated and recruited youngsters to join HM. Accused Muzaffar Ahmad Dar (Chief Operation Commander of HM) had hatched a criminal conspiracy for furtherance of terrorist activities of HM in India by raising funds. Accused Mushtaq Ahmad Lone was in contact with accused Zaffar Hussain Bhatt @ Khursheed, top leader of HM, managing finance of HM in Pakistan. Mushtaq Ahmad Lone used to receive funds from Pakistan through Hawala, Human couriers etc. and further distributed the funds to the HM cadres and family members of the killed terrorists of HM.