SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir police on Sunday attached one residential house in Watrina village of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district under UAP Act.
A police spokesman in a statement said that Bandipora Police has attached the residential house of one person namely Bashir Ahmad Mir son of Abdul Sattar Mir a resident of Wanpora Gurez A/p Watrina Bandipora after “obtaining legal sanction from the competent authorities “.
The spokesman in a statement said that the said house was linked to case FIR No.166/2021 of PS Bandipora U/S 16,18,19 ,20,23,39UAPA ,307IPC ,7/27 IA Act, dated 26_09_2021 in which two hard-core militants were neutralised ,who were involved in different terror crimes in Bandipora .
He said that the investigation proved beyond doubt that the said house was used for the purpose of militancy, sheltering, harbouring militants and such act was voluntarily/ knowingly given by the member of the family /House.
“Many attacks on civilians/ protected person’s were carried/ conspired/planned by militants while using this house as hideout,” he added.
The spokesman said that Bandipora police requests citizens once again not to harbour or give shelter to militants, failing which they will be liable to action under law including property attachment (movable/immovable) proceedings.
“In case of any forced/coercive entry by militant into any house or vehicle, the matter should be brought to the notice of police immediately ,otherwise proceedings under law will follow against such houses or other properties,” said police spokesman in a statement.