Police Attaches 5 More Houses Used For ‘Militancy’

Srinagar- Continuing its crackdown on alleged militant sympathisers, the Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday attached five more houses in Srinagar for allegedly being used for militancy purposes.

In a handout issued here Thursday, a police spokesperson said that after taking prior approval of PHQ, five properties have been attached as per provisions of sec 2(g) and 25 Unlawful activities prevention act (UAPA).

Among the properties include the house of Baber Suhail Sofi and Adil Mohd Lone at Lawaypora and Muzaffar Ahmad Mir and Rameez Ahmad Mir at Maloora in the city outskirts.

According to the spokesperson, these houses were used by militants who were involved in case FIR Mo.48/2021 U/S 307,302,392,120/B IPC, 7/25,7/27 A-Act 16,18,20, UA(P) Act registered in police station Parimpora.

Besides, he said that another house in Firdous Abad Batamaloo belonging to Abdul Majeed Ganie has been attached in case FIR No 128/2020 U/S 7/27 A Act ,16,19, 20 UAPA, 302 ,307 IPC in Batamaloo police station.

“One double storey house in respect of Ab Rehman Bhat S/O Ab Razaq Bhat R/O Darbagh Harwan (father of accused Ashiq Hussain Bhat) involved in case FIR No 95/2021 U/S under section 307 IPC 7/27 A Act, 13,16,18,19,20 UAP Act dated 19-12-2021 of PS Harwan,” the spokesperson said.

He further added that during course of investigation, it was proved beyond doubt that these houses were used by active militants in conspiring, planning and executing militant acts in Srinagar district.

“The house owners willfully provided shelter and harboured the terrorists in these houses, they also arranged logistics needed for such stay,” he said.

The spokesperson urged the people to not harbour or provide shelter or extend logistics to militants or their associates in their houses, failing which strict legal action will be taken against anyone doing so.

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