74 vehicles used for militant activities seized so far: Police

PHQ accords sanction for seizure of 2 vehicles under UAPA

Srinagar, Oct 06 : Jammu and Kashmir Police Headquarters Wednesday accorded sanction for seizure of two vehicles used by Over Ground Workers (OGWs) for militant activities.

In a statement to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the police said that under a PHQ order, sanction has been accorded to seizure of Maruti Alto K-10 bearing registration No. JK05G-5626 and Alto- K-10 bearing registration No. JK21C- 8461, which were used by OGWs on April 22 this year for looting cash and one 12 Bore rifle from Guard of J&K Bank, Business Unit Khore,Sherabad Pattan.

“During the investigation of FIR No. 75/2021 U/S 392, 307, IPC 7/25, 7/27, A. Act 16, 20, 39 UA(P) Act of Police Station Pattan, it came to fore that OGWs namely Nisar Ahmad Bhat and Arif Mir were affiliated with LeT outfit. The evidence collected during the course of investigation substantiated that vehicles Alto K-10 bearing registration No. JK05G-5626 and JK21C- 8461 were used for commission of incidents/robbery and fall within the ambit of “proceeds of militancy” in terms of Section 2(g) r/w Sec.25 of unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967 and were accordingly liable to be seized in said case,” the police statement issued by the PHQ said.

It further said that in exercise of powers conferred by section 25 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 DGP J&K has accorded sanction for seizure these two vehicles.

“With the seizure order of these two vehicles, PHQ has accorded sanction for seizer of 74 vehicles, (which mostly include four wheelers and two wheelers), 05 houses, 06 shops, land & cash so far,” the police statement said—(KNO)

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