Davinder Singh, the dismissed Jammu and Kashmir Police deputy superintendent of police (DSP), not solely performed a key function in offering protected passage to the terrorists and leaking details about the deployment of Indian safety forces, however additionally hid Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terrorists within the J&Okay police’s visitor home a day earlier than his arrest, in response to the cost sheet filed by the Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) final month.
The cost sheet, solely reviewed by HT, states that other than the Hizbul Mujahideen, Singh, 59, was in contact with the Pakistani institution by means of Shafkat Ja alias Hussain , an officer of Pakistan excessive fee in New Delhi by means of safe messaging platforms.
Revealing Singh’s closeness to the Pakistani official, NIA’s cost sheet says that Singh saved the cellular variety of Shafkat Ja as “Bhai Pak” .
Shafkat was utilizing Singh to achieve some entry to different arms of the federal government and tasked him (Singh) to discover a contact within the ministry of exterior affairs (MEA), NIA provides.
Singh was arrested on January 11 this 12 months when he was ferrying HM Commander Syed Naveed Mushtaq alias Naveed Babu, an advocate, Irfan Shafi Mir, and one other terrorist, Rafi Ahmad Relatively, from Shopian to Jammu — in his automotive.
He had finished this earlier than, NIA provides, commenting that individuals like Singh have performed a “essential” function in making HM one of many area’s most lively terror teams.
The cost sheet, filed on July 6 in a particular courtroom in Jammu, claims that Singh transported Naveed Babu with one other HM militant in February 2019 from Shopian to Jammu and later again to Shopian in April similar 12 months.
“His ( Singh’s) degree of dedication within the execution of conspiracy is established by means of the truth that he harboured the HM militants – Babu and Relatively on January 10 (a day earlier than they have been arrested this 12 months) in a visitor home meant for keep of J&Okay police personnel — by making cast entries within the information of the visitor home,” the cost sheet says. The situation of visitor home is just not talked about within the cost sheet however Singh, Mir, Babu and Relatively left Shopian for Jammu on January 11.
It provides that Naveed Babu as soon as requested Mir to verify from Singh as which social media and messaging platforms they need to use to keep away from surveillance by Indian businesses.
Mir, who loved clout with the HM management and Pak’s spy company ISI, was utilizing the official place of Singh for assortment of details about the deployment of safety forces, and engaged in getting arms and ammunition for additional supplying to the lively militants within the valley, the NIA cost sheet says.
“The proof on file reveals that Singh was in fixed contact with Irfan Mir for offering all type of assist together with provide of arms and ammunition for which he was receiving funds at totally different level of time,” it provides. For supplying arms, Singh used to obtain cash from Mir and one other HM operative Syed Irfan Ahmad.
It was Mir who had launched Singh to Naveed Babu and Pakistan excessive fee officers.
The NIA has acknowledged that Mir turned a part of conspiracy to assist Naveed Babu additional the agenda of HM someday in June-July 2018 within the valley.
Throughout his 4 journeys to Pakistan since 2016, Mir met HM chief Syed Salahuddin, the fear group’s operation head Khurshid Alam and a number of other ISI officers in response to the cost sheet.