Jammu & Kashmir

Militancy case: SIU continues raids across Kishtwar, says police

Sleuths of State Investigation Unit conduct raid in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday said that its Special Investigation Unit carried out multiple raids at different locations in Kishtwar district

In statement, the police said that, today Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Kishtwar Police again carried out raids at multiple locations in Kishtwar District in the house of militants who are operating from Pakistan.

According to police spokesperson, While divulging the details SSP Kishtwar Khalil Poswal-JKPS said that CIO Kishtwar DYSP Vishal sharma after obtaining house search warrants from NIA court Jammu in case FIR No 272/2022 registered under UAPA Act at PS Kishtwar against militants namely Azad Hussain son of Ab Majid of Affani Padder, Gazi-Ud-Din son of Mohd Ayoub of Jugna Keshwan, Bashir Ahmed Mughal son of Gh Qadir of Jugna Keshwan and Sattar Din @ Rajab son of Mehar Din of Jugna Keshwan who are presently operating from Pakistan administered Kashmir, searched their respective houses/residential premises.

During the course of searches, the evidences collected shall be investigated so as to subject the accused persons to judicial determination for their involvement in anti-India activities and perpetuation of militancy, said the spokesperson.

SSP Kishtwar further disclosed that all those supporter/associates of militants whose involvement surfaces during investigations shall also be prosecuted.

SSP Kishtwar further said that searches are aimed at eliminating the militant ecosystem in the district by identifying various over-ground workers and supporters of militancy, reads the statement.

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