Jammu & Kashmir

Under construction house of Hizb militant associate seized in Anantnag: SIU

Sleuths of State Investigation Unit. [FPK File Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Srinagar: Police on Thursday said that its Special Investigation Unit seized under construction residential house of a militant associate in Danwathpora Kokernag area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district after getting obtaining necessary sanctions from competent authority.

In a statement, the police said that during the course of investigation in case FIR No 103/2022 of Police Station Kokernag under UA(P) Act, one under construction residential house belonging to militant associate namely Mohammad Ishaq Malik son of Mohammad Saifullah Malik resident of Danwathpora Kokernag has been found used by militants of proscribed militant outfit HM.

Accordingly, process for seizing of property belonging to the above accused falling within the ambit proceeds of militancy was initiated by SIU Anantnag under section 25 of UA(P) Act and the conformation related to the attachment of property was accorded by the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, the spokesperson said.

The general public is once again advised to not harbour or provide shelter or extend logistics to militants/militant associates in their houses, failing which strict legal action will be taken against anyone doing so.

SIU shall continue identification and initiation of attachment /confiscation of properties falling under the ambit of proceeds of militancy to shake the ecosystem of militancy in UT of JK, reads the statement.

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