Property of Hizb militant Basit Reshi attached in Sopore

SRINAGAR — Day after attaching property of Al Umar Mujahideen Chief Mushtaq Ahmad Zargar alias Latram in Srinagar, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday attached property of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen Commander Basit Reshi in Sopore town of Baramulla district in North Kashmir.

National Investigation Agency (NIA) action comes as the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) declared him as a designated terrorist under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

According to Home Ministry, Basit Reshi is a member of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen and involved in subversive activities and coordinating target killings in the valley.

Reshi planned and executed an attack on police station near Tujar Sherif in Sopore on 18 August, 2015 in which several police personnel and civilians were killed, according to NIA.

Reshi was born on 4 March 1996 in Yemberzalwari Shiva Dangerpora Sopore area of Baramulla district and is currently residing in Pakistan.