LeT militants property attached in Doda: Police

JAMMU — The Jammu and Kashmir police have attached property of an LeT militant in Thathri area of Doda district after obtaining a court order for the same.

In a statement, a spokesperson said the property, which has been attached, belongs to Abdul Rashid, an LeT commander operating from Pakistan.

The statement reads he went to Pakistan in 1993 for getting arms training with the intention to carry out subversive activities and after getting arms training, he infiltrated and remained active in District Doda.

“He along with other militants was found involved in number of attacks on civilians and security forces and other incidents of arson, blasts etc in the region. Apart from that, a number of youths of Doda were instigated and recruited by him to join militancy in the nineties,” it reads.

It reads he has also been declared as proclaimed offender by the orders of Court and presently he is operating from Pakistan and are alluring the youth of Doda through various means of social media and virtual mode to join militancy.

“He is involved in case FIR No. 23/1997 U/S 364, 302, 121 RPC, 7/27 Indian Arms Act. He was declared as absconder and subsequently proclaimed offender by the order of court. His warrant of attachment of property was forwarded by SSP Doda and consequently a team was constituted by District Magistrate Doda to execute the order and land measuring 04 Kanals and 2½ Marlas situated at village Khanpura was attached by a joint team of Revenue and Police,” it reads. — (KNO)