Police attach 4 houses in Srinagar on charges of providing shelter to militants

Srinagar, Feb 27: Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Srinagar police on Monday attached four residential houses in Srinagar for providing shelter to active militants.

In a statement, a spokesperson said three houses were located at Barthana Qamarwar and one at Sangam Eidgah area of Srinagar and belonged to Shaheena, Altaf Ahmed Dar, Mudasir Ahmed Mir and Abdul Rehman Bhat.

The statement reads the houses were attached in presence of Executive Magistrates and other witnesses.

It reads the team on spot directed the concerned that there should be no alteration or otherwise to the attached properties without the prior permission of the designated authority,” it reads.

It reads that police station Parimpora on 28-05-2022 had received a reliable information and registered a case under FIR No 127/2022 u/s 153A 153 B 505 IPC and in its continued investigation, a module was found involved in hiding & providing logistical support to active militants of TRF/LeT outfit.

“Also during the investigation it was found that the militants had been sheltered in these residential houses. During investigation proceeding U/S 24/25 UA(P) act was initiated. Later, proper accord of approval for attachment of houses was received.”

As per the statement chargesheet of the case was presented before court u/s 7/25 AAct and 13, 16, 18, 19, 20, 38 & 39 UA(P) Act on 02 Dec 2022 against 13 accused persons including active militants of TRF/ LeT for the logical judicial determination

“The investigation of the case is still going on u/s 173(8). Citizens are again requested not to provide shelter or logistics to militants failing which law will take its own course,” it added.

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