Mohali: As per the media reports The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed chargesheet against 15 in RSS leader Ravinder Gosain murder case.
The NIA sought discharge of Taljit Singh alias Jimmy, a Jammu native who had gone to the UK to study, informing the court that the agency did not have sufficient evidence against him at this stage, while Harmeet (suspected to be in Pakistan), Gurjant (Australia), Gursharanbir (UK) and Gurjinder (Italy) have already been declared proclaimed offenders (POs).
The 1,500-page chargesheet was filed, in a special NIA court here, against Hardeep Singh alias Shera alias Pahalwan, Ramandeep Singh alias Canadian alias Bagga, Dharminder Singh alias Guguni, Anil Kumar alias Kala, Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi, Amaninder Singh, Manpreet Singh alias Mani, Ravipal, Pahad Singh, Parvez alias Farru, Malook Tomar, Harmeet Singh alias PhD, Gurjant Singh, Gursharanbir Singh and Gurjinder Singh Shastri.
They have been charged under Sections 120 B (criminal conspiracy), 302 (murder) 379 (theft), 416 (cheating) and 34 (acts done by several persons) of the IPC; 16, 17, 18, 18 A, 18 B, 20, 21 and 23 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, and Sections 25 and 27 of the Arms Act. The next date of hearing is scheduled for May 22.
According to The Tribune, NIA senior prosecutor Surender Singh said during investigation, it was found that the killing of Gosain, a ‘shakha’ leader, was part of a international conspiracy hatched by the senior leadership of the Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF). They attempted eight incidents of targeted killings against mainly BJP/RSS leaders between January 2016 and October 2017 in Punjab.