NIA files supplementary charge-sheet in Khalistan Liberation Force narco-terror case

    07-Dec-2020   
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The NIA has filed a supplementary charge-sheet Friday, November 4 under the Indian Penal Code and Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act against narco-terrorist Dharminder Singh (32).
 
The charge-sheet was filed under sections 120B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), sections 25, 27, 27A and 29 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, for his alleged involvement in furthering illegal activities of the outlawed Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) by selling drugs smuggled from Pakistan, an official said on Saturday.
 
“The accused used to receive Heroin smuggled from Pakistan from accused Jajbir Singh Samra and further distribute/sell it to local traffickers. The proceeds generated used to be deposited with Jajbir Singh for further strengthening the activities of KLF,” NIA said in a release.
 
The proceeds generated used to be deposited with Samra for further strengthening of the KLF's activities, the release further writes.
 
Earlier, a charge-sheet was filed on May 29 against 10 accused persons namely Jajbir Singh Samra, Harpreet Singh, Varinder Singh Chahal, Nirmal Singh alias Neeldhari, Satpal Singh, Hiralal, Harjit Singh alias Bagga, Jasmeet Singh Hakimzada, Harmeet Singh and Jasbir Singh alias Shera under sections 120B of IPC, Sections 13, 17, 18 & 40 of UA (P) Act, Section 21, 25, 27 A, 29 of NDPS Act in the Special NIA Court, Mohali, Punjab.
 
According to the NIA release, the case arose out of PS Tarsikka, Amritsar (Rural) FIR no. 75 dated May 31, 2020, under sections 21 and 29 of NDPS Act.
 
The case pertains to the seizure of 500 grams of Heroin and drug money Rs 1.20 lakh on May 31, 2020 from accused Jajbir Singh Samra and two others.
 
The case pertains to the seizure of 500 grams of heroin and Rs 1,20,000 drug money from Samra and two others. The case was re-registered by the NIA.
 
The role of Harmeet Singh, a Pakistan-based self-styled KLF leader, and Jasmeet Singh Hakimzada, a Dubai-based international drugs smuggler and money launderer, has prominently emerged in running of a narco-terror network to strengthen the KLF's terrorist activities, NIA said in a release.
 
The investigation has revealed that a network of persons consisting of narco-traffickers, militant elements and Hawala Operatives based in Punjab, Delhi and Dubai was operating at the behest of Harmeet Singh and Jasmeet Singh Hakimzada. Further investigation against the absconding accused is under way.