The National Investigation Agency filed a supplementary charge-sheet earlier than the Special NIA Court in New Delhi towards three accused in a case associated to the killing of Amit Sharma, President of an organisation known as Sri Hindu Takht.
The three accused have been recognized as Ashish Kumar, Javed, and Arshad Ali. A case has been filed below part 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.
It is to be famous that two unknown motorcycle-borne assailants killed Amit Sharma as part of an organised conspiracy hatched by terrorist outfit Khalistan Liberation Front (KLF).
The motorcycle-borne males shot Amit Sharma close to Jagraon Bridge in Ludhiana in 2017. Sharma, who had joined the organisation two months in the past, had come to fulfill a good friend at a flower store close to a temple. He was about to return into his automobile when the 2 attackers fired 4 photographs. He died on the spot
The homicide was one amongst eight such instances of serial killings/tried killings that occurred in Punjab in 2016-2017 with a view to trigger terror and communal disturbance.
The investigation performed by the NIA had established that the accused individuals had helped facilitate the crime by supplying unlawful firearms used within the homicide.
They had equipped unlawful arms together with .32 bore pistols which, together with different weapons/hearth arms, have been utilized in goal killing instances in Punjab.
Earlier, NIA had filed a charge-sheet towards 15 accused individuals on this case.