The court convicted Abudulla, who was Hizbul Mujahideen's district commander of Rajouri in Kashmir, for offences under various sections of the IPC, Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, Foreigners Act and Arms Act after he pleaded guilty.

Besides the jail term, Additional Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh also imposed a fine of Rs 1.79 lakh on Abudulla, who was lodged in jail after being arrested by Special Cell of Delhi Police here in November 2010.

"The accused (Abudulla) in his statement under section 313 of the CrPC has admitted all the incriminating evidence that has come on record against him in this trial. Keeping in view the evidence....I, therefore, do not have any hesitation in holding the accused guilty of all the charges framed against him," the judge said.

According to the police, they had received an information that Abudulla was hiding somewhere in Delhi and he would come to Hauz Khas area in south Delhi to meet one of his associates with illegal arms and ammunition in November, 2010.

It cited that a police team reached at the spot and after the accused was seen, they asked him to surrender but he took out a firearm and shot at the cops.

The bullets hit two policemen on their bullet proof jackets.

The police stated that after exchange of fire between them, Abudulla surrendered and one pistol with three live cartridges were recovered from his possession.

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