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    NIA files chargesheet against three men trained in Pak to carry out attacks in India: official

    By: PTI | Delhi |

    October 2, 2020 6:51:23 pm

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    Multiple agencies including , Customs and Enforcement Directorate are probing the case of smuggling of gold worth over Rs. 100 crore through diplomatic baggage addressed to the UAE consulate at Thiruvananthapuram since November last year.

    The NIA has filed a chargesheet against three persons who allegedly underwent training in Pakistan to carry out terrorist attacks in on the instructions of Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), an official said.

    The charge-sheet against Muneeb Hameed Bhat, Junaid Ahmad Mattoo and Umer Rashid Wani, all residents of Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, was filed before a special NIA court in Jammu on Thursday.

    It was filed under sections of the Ranbir Penal Code and the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (), the official said.

    Mattoo and Wani were killed in separate encounters in Jammu and Kashmir in 2017 and 2018, respectively, the NIA official said.

    The case relates to subversive activities of the LeT in Kulgam. It was motivating youths such as Bhat to join the terror group and organised their travel to Pakistan for terrorist training on the basis of valid travel documents following the recommendation of separatist leaders, the NIA official said.

    Investigations by the NIA, which took over the…

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