Principal District and Sessions Judge Dinesh Sharma awarded the sentence on September 10 to the Lashkar-e-Taiba man, who was arrested by the National Investigation Agency in 2017.

PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2021 12:39 AM IST

New Delhi: Observing that the relentless terror assaults within the nation was a priority for humanity, a Delhi court docket has sentenced a Pakistani nationwide affiliated to terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) to seven years rigorous imprisonment for finishing up terror actions in India.

Principal District and Sessions Judge Dinesh Sharma awarded the sentence on September 10 to 23-year-old Mohammad Amir, who was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in 2017. The court docket ordered that he needs to be deported again to Pakistan after his sentence.

“The country is relentlessly facing violence on account of terror activities. Thousands of innocent people are killed in such activities. The terrorist activities not only cause loss of lives of innocent public but it also de-stabilises the economy of the country. The terrorist activity is a cause of concern for the entire humanity. The present case involves extremely serious offence,” the choose stated.

According to the NIA cost sheet within the case, Amir and three others had illegally infiltrated into India from Pakistan together with weapons, ammunition, and different war-like shops with an intention to hold out assaults at completely different places in India on the instructions of their handlers based mostly within the neighbouring nation.

Amir’s different three associates had been killed in an encounter with safety forces on November 21, 2017, whereas he was arrested three days later from Magam, Handwara in Jammu and Kashmir in a joint operation of the Indian Army and the J&Okay Police.

Appearing for the convict, his counsel Kahorngam Zimik submitted that his consumer was a younger man and was already repenting his mistake.

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