Srinagar, Feb 18: The National Investigation Agency(NIA) on Saturday said it has seized three vehicles used by accused persons for furtherance of militant activities in the Kashmir Valley.
As per the NIA statement, the vehicles were seized under section 25 (1) of the UAPA in case under investigation of NIA viz RC-01/2020/NIA/JMU. These vehicles were used by accused persons for the furtherance of militant activities in the Kashmir Valley, it said.
It further said that the case pertains to arrest of 04 accused persons, including two active militants of of Hizb-ul- Mujahideen (HM), who were going out of J&K in order to commit militant acts, in a Hyundai i20 Car.
“Based on information, this car was intercepted at Al-Stop naka on Srinagar-Jammu Highway near Mir Bazar Police Post Kulgam on 11.01.2020. During search, one AK-47 Rifle, 03 pistols, 01 hand grenade, ammunition and other incriminating material were recovered and seized. The case was initially registered in PS Qazigund on 11.01.2020 and re-registered by NIA on 17.01.2020,” it added
The NIA said that the investigations have revealed that the Hyundai i20 owned and used by accused Irfan Shafi Mir, Maruti 800 registered in the name of Mushtaq Ahmad Shah and used by his son accused Syed Naveed Mushtaq Ahmad Shah, and Hyundai i20 Sportz registered and used by Tanveer Ahmad Wani of Humhama were used for militant activities while further investigations in the case are in progress.