Jammu & Kashmir

NIA seizes property of slain Hizb commander in Kupwara

A signboard of National Investigation Agency of India.

Kupwara: National Investigation Agency of India on Saturday seized the property of slain Hizb-ul-Mujahideen Commander Bashir Ahmad Peer at Kralpora Kupwara, official sources said.

They said that an NIA team alongside SHO and Tehsildar Kralpora reached Babapora Kupwara and seized the property of a slain militant commander in the name of Bashir Ahmad Pir alias Imtiyaz Alam, son of Late Sikander Pir.

The immovable property land measuring 3 Kanals under survey numbers 3807/1479, 3810/1480, 1497and 1480 situated at Estate Batpora, Tehsil Kralpora was seized under UA(PA) under RC-29/2021/NIA/DLI by the order of MHA, GoI, dated 13.02.2023, they said.

Notably, Peer, commander of militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen, was shot dead by unidentified assailants from point blank range by assailants outside a shop in Pakistan’s Rawalpindi last month. Peer, who hailed from Kupwara district, had been living in Pakistan for more than 15 years. (GNS)

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