14 yrs imprisonment to 2 militants

Excelsior Correspondent
RAMBAN, Sept 29: Principal Sessions Judge Ramban, M A Chowdhary today awarded 14 years imprisonment and fine of Rs 20,000 to two Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militants.
According to the police case, these two militants namely Mohd Shaheen code Aarif, son of Abdul Gani Naik of Manjoos, Banihal and Badar Din code Umar, son of Nazir Ahmad Wani of Tanta, Thathri surrendered before the security forces following a gun-battle in Dheda under the jurisdiction of Gool Police Station on April 4, 2005.
Subsequently, a case under Section 307/121-A RPC and 7/27 Arms Act was registered and after completion of investigation, challan was presented in the Court of law.
After hearing Public Prosecutor G N Manhas for the State whereas Advocate Yasser Malik for the accused persons, Principal Sessions Judge observed, “having due regard to the facts and circumstances of the case, court is of the considered opinion that the interests of justice shall be served with a sentence of imprisonment for a period of seven years and fine of Rs 10,000 under Section 307 read with Section 34 RPC and Rigorous imprisonment for a period of seven years and fine of Rs 10,000 for the commission of offence punishable under Section 27 (2) Arms Act”.
The Court, however, clarified that both the sentences will run concurrently.


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