In a 17-year-old arms and ammunition bootlegging case, a special CBI justice in Ahmedabad on Tuesday condemned Aftab Ansari to 10 years rigorous imprisonment. Ansari has also been convicted in a American Center conflict box and portion life judgment in a Kolkata’s prison.
This box pertains to a liberation of a outrageous cache of weapons and explosives from a lorry on a inserted night of Oct 26-27, 2001 from Patan.
In 2002, he was brought from Dubai by deportation by a CBI that claimed that Ansari had certified to carrying links with terrorists in Pakistan. Ansari reportedly had links with Omar Sheikh too, one of a 3 terrorists expelled by India during 1999 Kandhar hijacking.
In Patan district, a CBI had seized a truck. It recovered a outrageous apportion of arms and ammunition, including 14 kg of RDX, 4 kg of cosmetic explosives, dual AK-47 rifles, dual pistols, dual rifles, a radio set, installed magazines, remote control devices, detonators and timers.
On Jan 22, 2002, 5 persons including 4 military constables were killed when dual motorbike-borne killers carried out a sharpened conflict on a American Centre confidence staff. Twenty people were also left injured.
(With PTI inputs)