|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Mar 18: Principal Sessions Judge Jammu Vinod Chatterji Koul today awarded 5 years imprisonment to Faiza, W/O Sheraz Ahmed R/O Chancha, Mansira, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, who had entered into Indian Territory without any valid permit and was found in restricted area /protected area.
According to the police case, on 11.03.2012, Dy.S.P (Operations) Gool, received an information that two militants namely Ghulam Ali Code Muzamil and Sheraz Ahmed alias Shakir had crossed the LOC in the year 2000 without permit for training of subversion and handling of arms and ammunition in POK and are returning back to India after training through Nepal without permission and are on their way towards J&K. The police proceeded to Jammu and arrested both the aforesaid accused from Railway Station, Jammu. The accused Faiza Begum, who was a Pakistani lady, reportedly wife of accused Sheraz Ahmed along with minor children was also accompanying both the aforesaid accused. She was also arrested as she entered in India illegally without any Passport.
Principal Sessions Judge Jammu Vinod Chatterji Koul after Public Prosecutor Rakesh Badyal for the state observed that is foreign (Pak) national, Faiza who had entered into Indian Territory without any valid permit and was found in restricted area /protected area, thus, violated the provision of section 14-A of Foreign (Amendment) Act, 2004 and section 3(3) of the Passport ( Entry into India) Act, 1920.
Court also acquitted Sheraz Ahmed & Ghulam Ali as the prosecution has to prove the same but there is no such evidence, therefore on the basis of evidence produced by the prosecution, accused cannot be held that to have committed the offences punishable under sections 17,18,19,20,21 ULA, 120-B RPC, 14-C/F A, 3/EAO, 2/3 E&IMCO.