J&K PHQ accords sanction for attachment of properties used for militant activities

 Srinagar, July 10 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir Police Headquarters has accorded sanction for the attachment of 04 residential houses and seizure of 03 vehicles used for providing assistance in militant activities. 

According to a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), under different PHQ orders sanction was accorded for the attachment of four residential houses which were involved in harbouring and providing assistance to carry out militant activities. 

The statement reads that sanctions were also accorded for the seizure of three vehicles including one two wheeler used for unlawful activities.

It reads that in case FIR No. 48/2021 U/S 120-B, 302, 307, 392 IPC 7/27, 7/27 A Act 16,18, 20 UAPA of Police Station Parimpora, during the investigation it was found that 03 residential houses of Mohd Yousuf Sofi father of accused Baber Suhail R/O Lawaypora Sofi, Adil Mohammad Lone S/O Gh. Mohammad Lone R/O Lawaypora, Khursheed Ahmad Father of accused Muzaffar Ahmad Mir & Rameez Ahamd Mir R/O Maloora were used for providing assistance to 03 militants involved in the commission of attack upon CRPF personnel deployed for ROP duties at Lawypora.
It further reads that in this incident 04 CRPF personnel got injured and 02 out of them succumbed to their injuries. “During investigation it was also revealed that the accused had provided shelter and all logistic support to militants in their houses for several times to carry out attacks,” it added. 

The statement also reads that in an another case FIR No. 95/2021 U/S 307 IPC 7/27 I A Act 13, 16, 18, 19, 20, UA (P) Act of Police Station Harwan Srinagar it was found that the residential house of Ab Rehman Bhat S/o Ab Razak Bhat R/o Darbagh Harwan was used for militant activities as his son namely Ashiq Hussain Bhat was harbouring terrorists in it. 

“In view of facts circumstances and the evidence collected during the investigation of the instant case, it has been proved that the immovable property i.e. instant residential house represents Proceeds of Terrorism.”

It added that during investigation of case FIR No.110/2022 U/S 353 IPC 13,38,39 UA (P) Act 7/25 Arms Act was registered at Police Station Ganderbal and in investigation of case FIR No. 151/2022 U/S 307 IPC, 7/27 I. A. Act, 16,18,19,20,38,39 ULAP Act of P/S Pulwama, it came to fore that vehicle Scorpio bearing registration number HR51AR-5070 registered in the name of Lateef Ahmad Kambay son of Gh. Mohd Kamby resident of Wakora Tulmulla Ganderbal and one Piago Auto load carrier bearing registration No. JK13E-7129 registered in the name of Aquib Yousuf Mir son of Mohd Yousuf Mir resident of Hakripora (brother of accused Mohd Saleem Mir) and TVS Scooty bearing registration No. JK13G-2726 registered in the name of accused Irshad Ahmad Malik son of Mohd Ismayil Malik were used for carrying out militant activities.

It added that in exercise of powers conferred by section 25 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 DGP J&K accorded sanction for attachment and seizure of the immovable and movable properties in these cases.

“During the year 2021 PHQ accorded sanction for seizure of 75 vehicles, (which include mostly four wheelers and two wheelers), 05 houses, 06 shops, land & cash under UAPA,” it reads. (KNS)

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