A charge sheet has been filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) at the NIA Special Court at Patiala House against detained Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Bahadur Ali. “The case relates to conspiracy hatched by Lashkar-e-Taiba, based in Pakistan, to commit terror attacks in India,” said the agency as per a report in DNA.
Earlier, the NIA had referred to Ali’s confessional video to maintain that the disturbances in the Kashmir Valley were being orchestrated by Pakistan-based LeT. LeT had played a key role in fuelling the turmoil that was triggered by the encounter killing of a militant leader, it said.
A fourth-class dropout, Ali hails from Jahama village of Raiwind in Lahore. He was detained on July 25 last year from Yahama in Mawar region of Qalamabad, Handwara, in North Kashmir.
The army said they have recovered three AK-47 rifles along with two pistols and Rs 23,000 Indian Rupees from his possession.
Ali was trained at a LeT camp in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) to perform a range of activities, including map reading and operating GPS devices according to NIA.