New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday (July 10) filed a charge sheet against six persons in connection with the Special Sub-Inspector (SSI) Wilson murder case. The NIA filed charges against Abdul Shameem and five others.
The six accused persons are: Abdul Shameem, Y Thowfeek, Khaja Mohideen, Mahboob Pasha, Ejas Pasha, and Jaffar Ali under sections 120B, 302, 353 and 506 (ii) read with 34 of IPC, sections 16, 18, 18B, 20, 23, 38 and 39 of the UA (P) Act, 1967, and sections 25(1B)(a) and 27 of the Arms Act.
The case was originally registered at Kaliyakkavilai Police station, Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu. Wilson, Special Sub-Inspector of Kaliyakkavilai Police station was shot and stabbed to death on January 8, 2020 by Shameem and Thowfek, while the officer was performing duty at Kaliyakkavilai Market Road check post.
After the arrest of the assailants on January 15, 2020, the came to know that they had committed the murder of the SSI to create terror in the minds of people, including Police, as part of waging violent jihad. Hence, the provisions of UA (P) Act were invoked in the case.
The NIA re-registered the case on 1st February, 2020 and investigation was taken over from Tamil Nadu Police. During NIA investigation, the roles of other accused, Khaja Mohideen, Mahboob Pasha, Ejas Pasha and Jaffer Ali in the larger conspiracy were revealed and they were arraigned as accused in the case.
According to the statement released today, it was revealed that Khaja Mohideen was a member of the proscribed terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)/Daish. “Since May, 2019, he had radicalized Abdul Shameem and Thowfeek on the perverted jihadi (violent extremist) ideology and recruited them into his terrorist gang to carry out violent attacks against establishment especially Police, in Tamil Nadu, to bring Islamic Rule or Shariah,” it said.