National Investigation Agency has filed a supplementary chargesheet in special NIA court against accused related to the killing of Hindu leader Amit Sharma, who was the president of Sri Hindu Takth Ludhiana in 2017.
“Today, NIA filed supplementary chargesheet before the Special NIA court, Patiala House, New Delhi, against accused Javed, Arshad Ali @ Munshi and Ashish Kumar, all residents of District Meerut of Uttar Pradesh, under section 120B of IPC, sections 16,18,20 and 23 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (as amended) and Section 25 of Arms Act, 1959, in the case dated 10/12/2017 arising out of FIR dated 15/01/2017 of PS Division Number 8, Ludhiana, Punjab related to the killing of Hindu leader Sh. Ammit Sharma president of Sri Hindu Takth, Ludhiana in the year 2017,” read a press statement from the NIA.
According to the NIA, the brief of the case is that on 14/01/2017, two unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants killed Amit Sharma as part of an organised conspiracy hatched by terrorist outfit Khalistan Liberation Front. This murder was one among eight such cases of serial killings/attempted killings that took place in Punjab in 2016-17 with a view to create terror and communal disturbances.
The three accused supplied illegal arms including .32 bore pistols which, along with other weapons/firearms, were used in target killing cases in Punjab.
(With inputs from ANI)