NIA files chargesheet against three persons in Salem arms seizure case
The accused had chosen to strike on May 18, which marks the Mullivaikkal Remembrance Day, observed by Sri Lankan Tamil people and supporters of LTTE to pay homage to those who died in the Sri Lankan Civil War
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed chargesheet against three accused in arms and ammunition seizure case of Salem district in Tamil Nadu.
The case related to the recovery of two country made pistols, ammunition, gun powder, etc. from the 2 accused during vehicle checking near Puliyampatti division.
The duo were inspired by LTTE, a proscribed terrorist organization, and wanted to create an organization similar to the LTTE with the aim to wage an armed struggle against the Government.
Tose chargesheeted were identified as Naveen @ Naveen Chakaravarthy M, Sanjay Prakash J and A Kabilar @ Kabilan, all from Salem in Tamil Nadu.
The NIA's investigations have established that the three accused had conspired and associated themselves with LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam), a proscribed outfit and created an organisation, called “World Tamil Justice Court” (WTJC). They had made plans to attack people who work in quarries, crushers and TASMAC liquor shops by using illegal firearms, lethal weapons and explosive substances and also cause destruction to property.
According to the NIA, the accused had chosen to strike on May 18, which marks the Mullivaikkal Remembrance Day, observed by Sri Lankan Tamil people and supporters of LTTE to pay homage to those who died in the Sri Lankan Civil War. The accused believed that these terrorist acts would spread terror among the people and send a strong message to the general public and Government that an LTTE type organization had been successfully revived and resurrected in Tamil Nadu.