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Wanted Dead or Alive : Hijackers of Indian Airlines to Khandhar (english)
16 Nov 2003
Wanted Dead or Alive : Hijackers of Indian Airlines to Khandhar . This hijacking was backed by Pakistani Government and it's intelligence ISI . Declare pakistan as terrorist state .

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Hijackers of Indian Airlines IC 814, all of
them Pakistanis

Dead or Alive 
: Yes (Contact)
The hijackers were Ibrahim Akhtar (from
Bhawalpur, Pakistan),
Syed Akhtar Syed (Gulshaniqbal area,
Sumi Ahmed Qari (defence area, Karachi,Pakistan),
Mistry Zahoor Ibrahim (Karachi,Pakistan)
 Shaqir (Sakkar, Sindh,Pakistan).
for more details : manojutpal (at)
is not a fake webpage , we want to avenge the death of Ripin Katyal . Please
feel free to contact us if you can do the job, your reware is assured 
TO ALL 5  
,  you can hide anywhere in the world , our men are following you and
keeping eye on you . We get every bit of information about  your movements
and activities , just count your days . We will shine the light of justice on
your face ,in your life time and will see the end of your whole family . We
appeal to you all , surrender to us  or face the consequence .

KATYAL :Here is an excerpt from B.Raman's article  "On
the way, they ( HIJACKERS of Indian Airlines ) separated a young boy from his
newly-married wife and slit his throat like one slits the throat of a
sacrificial goat. As he bled to death, they sat round him, prayed and
thanked Allah for giving them an opportunity to kill a Hindu "
.. .... B.Raman (Latest Article Excerpts )

More Information

Rachna Katyal's husband was killed by the hijackers

A television image of medical workers examining the body of
Rupin Katyal, which was dumped by the hijackers during a halt at Al Minhad
military airbase near Dubai on December 25

Hijack of Indian
Airlines flight IC-814

brazen hijack of an Indian civil airline by Pakistani terrorists in
December 1999 once again focussed the world's attention on Pakistan and
neighbouring Afghanistan. The incident also exposed serious flaws in
Nepal's airport security and brought about wide ranging reforms to
Indian civil aircraft security. As irrefutable evidence of Pakistan's
complicity in the hijack mounts, there is a strong push by peace loving
nations around the world to bring the perpetrators of this heinous crime
to book.
On the
afternoon of December 24, 1999, A vehicle from the Pakistan embassy
drove to the Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu carrying Pakistani First
Secretary Mohammed Arshad Cheema, his assistant Zia Ansari and a Nepali
Muslim, Abdul Rias Khan. Two airport officials noted down their
registration number. They also noticed that the first secretary had a
briefcase. They walked into the departure lounge unchecked using their
Diplomatic immunity clearance. One of the Pakistani officials handed
over a briefcase to a hijacker. Two Nepali airport staff officers
said that Cheema did not have the briefcase when he returned from the
airport. This is not the first time Cheema, an ISI man in the Pakistan
embassy in Kathmandu, has found himself in the eye of a storm. In
October 1998, Yakeer Singh, a Sikh militant who was arrested in
Kathmandu with 20 kg of RDX, confessed that Cheema had handed him the

later, five Pakistani nationals walked straight out from a Pakistan
International Airlines aircraft into an Indian Airlines Airbus A300 jet
sitting on the tarmac. After the hijackers took control of the plane,
the Indian Airlines Airbus A300 jet with 178 passengers and 11 crew
aboard was commandeered it in a zigzag trip to the Middle East and back,
the hijacked plane made stops in India, Pakistan, and the United Arab
Emirates, where 26 passengers were released and the body of a slain
passenger was unloaded. The slain passenger -- 25-year-old Rippan Katyal
-- was stabbed to death for refusing the hijackers' order to wear a
blindfold. He and his wife were returning from their honeymoon in Nepal.
plane then landed at Kandahar Airport in Afghanistan. The hijackers
allowed Anil Khurana, a diabetic who had required medical treatment, to
leave the plane. The remaining passengers and crew of about 155, were
trapped in an odyssey of terror.
were six hijackers were aboard the plane, four were Pakistanis, one
Nepalese, and one from Afghanistan. The hijackers demanded the release
of a Pakistani Islamic cleric, Maulana Masood Azhar -- who has been in a
high-security Kashmiri jail since 1994 -- and a number of fighters who
have been seeking independence for Kashmir from India. The hijackers
threatened to kill the hostages and blow up the aircraft if their
demands were not met. Relatives of the passengers and crew left aboard
the jet protested outside the office of Indian Prime Minister Atal
Behari Vajpayee, demanding that he exchange the prisoners the hijackers
wanted for their family members.
In the
meanwhile, New Delhi, through its High Commission in Islamabad, was
working on a strategy to win over the Taliban.
Essentially, India wanted the Taliban
to agree to a storming operation, which the Taliban
firmly refused. When it became clear that the Taliban would not play
ball, the "honeymoon" between India and the Islamic militia
ended. In fact, New Delhi established direct contact with Mullah Omar,
the Taliban's Amir-ul-Momineen. The Taliban warned the hijackers that
they would storm the aircraft if any of the hostages were hurt.
December 31, the eight-day-long trauma for the hijacked passengers ended
when Jaswant Singh travelled to Kandahar in a Boeing 737 to wrap up the
deal, taking with him the three terrorists named by the hijackers. Soon
after the Boeing 737 landed, around 4 p.m., Masood Azhar, Mushtaq Zargar
and Omar
Sayeed Sheikh were taken down, bundled into a Taliban vehicle and
taken close to the hijacked aircraft. One hijacker climbed down the
engineer's ladder, took a good look at the released terrorists, and then
signalled the other hijackers to come down.
With the
hijackers leaving the aircraft, the transfer of passengers to the other
two Indian planes began. Jaswant Singh, flanked by the Taliban,
announced that the hijackers had been given 10 hours to leave
Afghanistan. The Taliban
put pressure on Jaswant Singh to make this announcement in order to
ensure that India did not later accuse the Taliban of agreeing to give
the hijackers safe passage. The five hijackers vanished into the desert
of southern Afghanistan, making their way to Quetta, in the Paksitani
side of Kashmir, through the porous borders.
authorities simply believed what the hijacked pilot told the Amritsar
ATC: that the hijackers were armed with Kalashnikovs, pistols and
grenades, and that they had started killing the passengers. But in
reality, the hijackers had only knives and had not killed any passengers
yet. "Anybody could have understood that the pilot was saying what
he was told to," said an airforce officer. Later the government
released tapes of the conversation between the pilot and the Amritsar
air traffic control tower. "It is clearly a doctored
transcript," said an air force officer. "It contains only what
the pilot communicated to the ATC. The communication from the ATC to the
pilot appears to have been deleted. There is not even the routine
There is
little doubt that the entire hijacking operation was a
"professional job". The manner in which the hijackers
conducted themselves indicated that they had planned every move. The
choice of destinations - Lahore and finally Kandahar - indicated that
both Pakistan and Afghanistan were countries that would afford them
protection. According to informed sources, the hijackers belong to the
Harkat-ul-Mujahideen, a militant outfit in Jammu and Kashmir with which
Masood Azhar has been associated. The Harkat-ul-Ansar changed its name
to Harkat-ul-Mujahideen after the US declared it a terrorist outfit in
1997. The Harkat, as is well known, operates from Pakistan and is
headquartered at Muzaffarabad in the Pakistani side of Kashmir.
Home minister L.K Advani made a "significant breakthrough" in
the trail of the IC-814 hijackers, which had led him to Pakistan. The
minister named five Pakistanis as the hijackers. The one addressed as
'Chief' by the other hijackers was Ibrahim Athar of Bahawalpur;
"Burger' was Sunny Ahmed Qazi of Defence Area, Karachi; 'Doctor'
was Shahid Akhtar Sayed of Gulshan Iqbal area in Karachi; 'Bhola' was
Mistri Zahoor Ibrahim of Akhtar Colony, Karachi; and 'Shankar' was
Shaqir from Sukkur. The breakthrough actually came on the cold Kandahar
night of December 29 when the hijackers contacted one of their
associates in Pakistan who in turn called a Mumbai number. The
accomplice in Mumbai was told to inform a television correspondent in
London to put out the news that the plane would be blown up if the
demands were not met.
The call
was intercepted which led to the arrest in Mumbai of accomplice Abdul
Latif(who received the call), Mohammed Rehan, Mohammed Iqbal(both
Pakistanis) and Yusuf Nepali, a Nepal citizen. Latif apparently was the
kingpin at the Indian end, having escorted 'Chief' Athar on November 1
from Mumbai to Calcutta by air, to New Jalpaiguri by train and from
there to Kathmandu by bus. Exactly a month later he took Shaqir('Shankar')
by train to Gorakhpur and further to Kathmandu by bus. Then on December
17 he flew to Kathmandu and returned later by train. The date of the
hijacking was advanced by three days after the hijackers got a call from
Delhi on December 20 or 21. It had been planned for December 27.
hijackers used satellite phones of the Kunal Guest House in Kathmandu to
place several calls. They made calls to the Mumbai associate of
underworld don Chotta Shakeel and a phone call to London to a woman who
was closely connected with Yusuf Sulaiman Motala, a businessman. Motala
has been identified by intelligence agencies as one of the financiers of
Hizbul-Mujahideen. The four "spilt the beans" claiming they
are operatives of Hizbul-Mujahideen, Latif is said to have been in the
Gulf region from where he was recruited by the ISI
which trained him in camps in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
to the home minister, the "interrogation has confirmed that the
hijack was an ISI operation executed with the assistance of
Hizbul-Mujahideen." But the big question remains: why didn't the
organisation claim credit, as is the standard terrorist practice the
world over? The only explanation given by home ministry officials was
that Harkat is actually an overground organisation, claiming to be a
political outfit and would not risk being branded once again as a terror
group. But the home ministry would have it that the operation was not
merely that of one outfit, but the Pakistan state itself was involved,
which buttresses Prime Minister A.B. Vajpayee's demand to the US to
brand that country a rogue state, much like Libya.
In the
aftermath of the hijacking, Indo-Nepali ties were severely strained
because Nepal refused to accept any resposibility. Nepal also refused to
acknowledge or crackdown on the ISI, which were flourishing in their
country. However after New Delhi imposed travel restrictions on Indians
travelling there, Nepal quickly towed the line to prevent their tourist
economy from colapsing. Security was markedly improved at all Nepalese
airports and the army came down hard on the ISI. A few Pakistani embassy
officials were quietly expelled, including Mr Aslam Saboor -a junior
staff member of the Kathmandu-based Pakistan embassy after huge sums of
fake Indian currency notes were seized from his residence.
civil aviation underwent several security upgrades. Indian aircrafts now
carry security air marshals to prevent any repeat incident. So far,
despite insurmountable evidence, Pakistan still refuses to hand over the
hijackers. They claim the hijackers have commited no crime and broken no
Pakistani laws.
On 12th
April 2001, Pakistani First Secretary Mohammed Arshad Cheema was
arrested by Nepal police for possessing more than 16 kilograms of the
high explosive RDX (A pontent version of C-4). Cheema's wife and two
Nepalese nationals were also detained. On 14th April, Cheema and his
wife were expelled from Nepal.
One of
the released militants Maulana
Masood Azhar roams freely in Pakistan, where he has formed his own
militant group - Jaish-e-Mohammad (Army of the Prophet) that is now
responsible for the attacks on the Indian Parliament (14 killed), the
Kashmir State Assembly (39 killed) and dozens of attacks on civilians
and security forces in India. He regularly organizes meetings where his
members indulge in anti-India tirades and collect donations for a
"Jihad" against India and the western world. Ma
terrorist released due to the hijacking, Omar
Sayeed Sheikh went on to behead American journalist Daniel Pearl and
was sentenced to death but has not been executed due to reluctance by
Pakistani authorities.
Both Maulana
Masood Azhar and Omar
Sayeed Sheikh also wired $100,00 to the September
11th hijackers. The IC 814 Hijacking also had a similar modus
operandi to the September
11th hijacks. Most intelligence agencies believed that the hijacking
of IC-814 was a practice run for the September
11th attacks.


20 wanted list
: manojutpal (at) 
1. Maulana Azhar Masood, leader of Jaish-i-Mohammad,
blamed for the attack on India's parliament. He is also wanted for an attack on
the occupied Kashmir legislature on Oct 1, in which 38 people were killed.

2. Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, co-founder of Lashkar-i-Taiba, also blamed for
the attack on parliament in New Delhi. India says he operates from Muridke town,
near Lahore.

3. Dawood Ibrahim, an Indian underworld don, accused of planning and
financing 13 explosions in Mumbai in 1993 in which almost 300 people died.
Ibrahim is wanted in connection with cases of arms supply, counterfeiting, drugs
trade, funding alleged criminals, murder and smuggling. India says he lives in

4. Chhota Shakeel, a key associate of Ibrahim. Wanted for murder,
extortion, kidnapping, blackmail of businessmen and film stars. India also
alleges he is a top spy for the ISI, living in Karachi.

5. "Tiger" Ibrahim Memon, accused of executing the 1993 Mumbai
blasts. He is wanted in cases of murder, extortion, kidnapping, terrorism and
smuggling arms and explosives.

Memon, another key associate of Ibrahim, lives in Karachi and travels frequently
to Dubai, according to the Indian list.

6. Ayub Memon, accused of executing the 1993 Mumbai blasts. He is alleged
to have helped his brother Ibrahim Memon carry out the blasts. He is wanted in
cases of terrorism and smuggling. India says he lives in Karachi.

7. Abdul Razzak, accused of involvement in the Mumbai blasts. He is
wanted in cases of terrorism and arms smuggling. India says he lives in Karachi.

8. Syed Salahuddin, head of Hizbul Mujahideen, which has claimed
responsibility for dozens of attacks on Indian forces in held Kashmir. India
says he lives in Muzaffarabad.

9. Ibrahim Athar, an associate of Maulana Azhar Masood and alleged to be
one of the hijackers of Indian Airlines flight IC-814 from Kathmandu to Delhi in
1999. He is a member of Jaish-i-Mohammad and is wanted for hijacking, kidnapping
and murder. India says he lives in Bahawalpur.

10. Zahoor Ibrahim Mistri, a member of Harkat-ul-Ansar, which later
changed its name to Harkat-ul-Mujahideen. He is wanted in connection with the
hijacking of IC-814 and in cases of kidnapping and murder. The Indian list says
Mistri lives in Karachi.

11. Shahid Akhtar Sayed, is wanted for the IC-814 hijacking and for
kidnapping and murder. According to New Delhi, he lives in Karachi.

12. Azhar Yusuf, wanted in the IC-814 hijacking case and in cases of
kidnapping and murder. India says he is in Karachi.

13. Abdul Karim, a Kashmiri freedom fighter blamed for more than 30 bomb
blasts in Delhi and parts of northern India in 1996-97. India says he is in

14. Ishaq Atta Hussain, an associate of Dawood Ibrahim, is wanted in
connection with a conspiracy to kill Indian Home Minister L.K. Advani. India
says he lives in Karachi.

15. Sagir Sabir Ali Shaikh, an associate of Dawood Ibrahim, is also
wanted in connection with the conspiracy to kill Advani. India says he too lives
in Karachi.

16. Wadhawan Singh Babbar, chief of Sikh group Babbar Khalsa
International, which was involved in an insurgency in East Punjab during the
1980s. He is wanted in over a dozen cases of sedition, murder and in connection
with the assassination of East Punjab's then chief minister Beant Singh. India
says he lives in Lahore.

17. Ranjit Singh Neeta, chief of Khalistan Zindabad Force. He is wanted
in cases of murder, bomb blasts and smuggling of arms. The Indian list says he
lives in Lahore.

18. Paramjit Singh Panjwar, leader of the Khalistan Commando Force. He is
accused of trying to revive the Sikh insurgency in East Punjab and is wanted in
more than a dozen cases of murder, treason, conspiracy and arms smuggling.He
lives in Lahore, according to thelist.

19. Lakhbir Singh Rode, leader of the International Sikh Youth
Federation, is wanted in cases of arms smuggling, conspiracy to attack
government leaders in Delhi and inciting religious hatred in East Punjab. He
lives in Lahore, India says.

20. Gajinder Singh, leader of Sikh group Dal Khalsa, is accused of
hijacking an Indian Airlines plane from Srinagar to Delhi in 1981. He was
arrested by Pakistan after he hijacked the plane to Lahore and tried. India says
he lives in Lahore after his release from prison.


Azhar (Head of Jaish-e-Mohammad)
Crime: Principal accused in the attack on Parliament
Location: Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Ahmad Zargar (Jaish-e-Mohammad)
Crime: Terrorist and anti-national activities 
Location: Lahore, Pakistan

Mohammed Omar (Earlier with Hizbul Mujahideen)
Crime: Terrorist activities 
Location: Karachi, Pakistan; released with above two in Kandahar hostage

Salahuddin (Head of Hizbul Mujahideen)
Crime: Terrorist and anti-national activities 
Location: Muzaffarabad, PoK

Karim Tunda (Lashkar-e-Toiba)
Crime: Bomb blasts in northern India and terrorist activities in Kashmir 
Location: Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Hamid Wani (Commander of Hizbul Mujahideen for Lar-Ganderbal area)
Crime: Involved in murders and bomb blasts 
Location: Lahore, Pakistan

Majid Dar (Dy Supreme Commander, Hizbul Mujahideen)
Crime: An explosives expert accused of attacking security forces 
Location: Multan, Pakistan


Crime: Involved in IC-814 hijacking, kidnapping, murder and other crimes
in Kashmir
Location: Bahawalpur

Sayeed Akhtar
Crime: Involved in IC-814 hijacking and terrorist activities in Kashmir
Location: Karachi, Pakistan

Ibrahim Mistry 
Crime: Involved in IC-814 hijacking
Location: Karachi, Pakistan

Crime: Involved in IC-814 hijacking
Location: Sukkur in Sindh, Pakistan

Crime: Involved in IC-814 hijacking
Location: Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Ahmed Qazi
Crime: Involved in IC-814 hijacking
Location: Karachi, Pakistan

BlastsóDawood Gang

Crime: Masterminded Bombay blasts; biggest underworld figure
Location: Karachi and Dubai

Abdul Razak 
Crime: Bombay blasts and other anti-national activities
Location: Karachi and Dubai

Ahmed Dosa 
Crime: Bombay blasts, gun-running, attacks on Maharashtra police
Location: Karachi, Dubai

Shafi Memon 
Crime:Bombay blasts; narcotics overlord
Location: Karachi, Dubai, Rawalpindi

Sabir Ali Shaikh 
Crime: Conspiracy to target the Union home minister
Location: Karachi, Dubai, Rawalpindi

Abdul Razak Memon
Crime:Deeply involved in planning and executing Bombay blasts
Location: Karachi, Dubai and Rawalpindi

Wali Mohammed Khan 
Crime:Bombay blasts and other anti-national activities
Location: Karachi and Dubai

Crime: Bombay blasts and other anti-national activities
Location: Karachi and Dubai

Abdul Razzak Memon
Crime: One of the principal planners of the Bombay blasts
Location: Karachi, Rawalpindi and Dubai

Dawood Telor 
Crime: Bombay blasts
Location: Karachi and Dubai

Ahmed Gulzar 
Crime: Bombay blasts and other anti-national activities
Location: Karachi and Dubai

Memon Ibrahim
Crime: Key aide to Dawood in carrying out Bombay blasts
Location: Karachi and Dubai

Atta Hussain
Crime: Conspiracy to assassinate the Union home minister
Location: Karachi and Dubai

Ahmed Haji Jamal 
Crime: Bombay blasts and other anti-national activities
Location: Karachi and Dubai

Crime: Bombay blasts and other anti-national activities
Location: Karachi and Dubai

Crime: Bombay blasts; one-time close aide of Dawood
Location: Karachi and Dubai

Ibrahim Memon 
Crime: Bombay blasts and other anti-national activities
Location: Karachi, Dubai


Singh (Dal Khalsa) 
Crime: Hijacking of Indian Airlines aircraft in 1981
Location: Karachi and Dubai

Singh Rode (ISYF leader)
Crime: Murder and bomb blasts
Location: Lahore, Pakistan

Singh Babar (Chief of Babbar Khalsa)
Crime:Murder and bomb blasts
Location: Lahore, Pakistan

Singh Neeta (KLF leader)
Crime: Murder and gun-running
Location: Lahore, Pakistan

Singh Panjwar (KJF leader)
Crime: Various terrorist acts
Location: Lahore, Pakistan

Pakistan-based Kashmiri terrorists in the list:
Abdul Gani Dar, Mohd.Azam, Farid Ahmed, Nasir Ahmed Thokar, Bashir Ahmed
Malik, Farook Ahmed Bhatt, Shabir Ahmed Sheikh 



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