Police sanctions seizure of two vehicles under UAPA
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police has accorded sanctions for seizure of two vehicles used by OGWs for militancy related activities, a police spokesman said Wednesday.
He said that under a PHQ order sanctions has been accorded to seizures of Maruti Alto K-10 bearing registration No. JK05G-5626 and Alto- K-10 bearing registration Number JK21C- 8461, which were used by OGWs on 22-04-2021 for looting cash and one 12 Bore rifle from Guard of J&K Bank, Business Unit Khore Sherabad Pattan.
During 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 identified as 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 Number JK05G-5626 and JK21C- 8461 were used for commission of incidents fall within the ambit of “proceeds of terrorism” 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.
In exercise of powers conferred by section 25 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 DGP sanctioned approval for seizure these two vehicles, the spokesman added.
With seizure of these two vehicles, PHQ has accorded sanction for seizer of 74 vehicles, (which include mostly four wheelers) and two wheelers, 05 houses, 06 shops, land and cash, during 2020-2021.