Police seize 61 vehicles, 11 houses and shops used for terror activities in JK


Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Police Headquarters has accorded permission in 46 cases for seizure/attachment of various moveable and immovable assets of individuals or associations to restrict the terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu and Kashmir Police alongwith the other security forces and investigation agencies is fighting the challenges of the terrorism at various fronts, an official statement here said. While the number of terrorists belonging to different terror outfits is neutralized in the sustained anti-terror operations, the handlers are using motor vehicles and the proceeds of terrorists for furthering their evil designs, it added.

Following the due procedures of the law the Jammu and Kashmir Police has in last couple of years or so accorded sanction for seizure/attachments of four wheelers, motorcycles, cash, land houses and shops through different orders to ensure that the terror activities are under check.

Under this Act 61 vehicles, which include 02 trucks/trailer trucks, 01 tipper, 04 Alto 800 cars, 02 Hyundai Creta, 1 Maruti Echo, 1 Baleno, 4 Santro, 1 Asta, 2 Wagon R, 1 Mahindra Quanta, 1 Auto (Tata Zip), 2 Maruti Swift, 18 Motor Cycles, 5 Scooty, 2 Auto load carrier, 3 Alto K10, 1 Maruti 800, 1 Load carrier (207), 2 Tavera, 1 Ambulance, 1 Tata Tiago, 1 Ford Figo, 2 Echo ambulance, 1 i20, and 1 Dutson.

These include the Creta car belonging to Sofi Fahmeeda Associate of Assiya Andrabi.  Cash of rupees 3,70,000, cheque worth 50 thousand rupees has been also seized. Besides immovable property which has been seized includes five houses including the house of Mehmooda Begum mother-in- law of Assiya Andrabi of banned  Dukhtran Milat, six shops belonging to Nazir Ahmad Wani of Pulwma in case FIR number 39/2020 under section 18, 19, 39 ULA (P) Act. and 01 Kanal, 06 marlas of land.

In 2021 so far, PHQ has accorded sanction for seizure of eleven vehicles which include six four wheelers and five two wheelers. The permission for seizure has been granted under section 25 Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967.

Section 25 Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967 provides for the more effective prevention of certain unlawful activities of individuals and associations, and for dealing with terrorist activities, and for matters connected therewith.