SIU attaches four residential houses in Srinagar

SRINAGAR — Special Investigation unit (SIU-II) Srinagar on Monday attached 04 residential houses, 3 located at Barthana Qamarwari and 1 at Sangam Eidgah Srinagar for providing shelter to militants.

In a statement, the orders were issued in exercise of power conferred U/S 25 read with 2 (g)( ii) UA(P) Act. The information of attachment of properties was submitted to designated authority.

The residential houses belonged to shaheena /Asif Nath w/o & s/o Mohd Yunis Nath, Altaf Ahmed Dar s/o Mohd Abdullah, Mudasir Ahmed Mir s/o Mohd Sultan R/o Barthena Qamerwari and Abdul Rehman Bhat s/o Abdul Salam Bhat r/o Sangam Eidgah were attached in presence of Executive Magistrates and other witnesses.

The team on spot directed the concerned that there should be no alteration or otherwise to the attached properties without the prior permission of the designated Authority.

Pertinent to mention that police station Parimpora on 28 05 2022 had received a reliable information and registered a case under FIR No 127/2022 u/s 153A 153 B 505 IPC and in its continued investigation, a module was found involved in hiding & providing logistical support to active militants of TRF/LeT outfit. Which resulted in the arrest of the involved persons.

Also during the investigation it was found that the terrorists had been sheltered in the said residential houses.

During the course of investigation, the U/S 24/25 UA(P) act was initiated. Later proper accord of approval for attachment of houses was received.

Besides, the chargesheet of the case was presented before court u/s 7/25 AAct and 13 16 18 19 20 38 &39 UA(P) Act on 02 Dec 2022 against 13 accused persons including active militants of TRF/ LeT for the logical judicial determination. The investigation of the said case is still going on u/s 173(8).

Citizens are again requested not to provide shelter or logistics to militants failing which law will take its own course, the statement added. — (KDC)