Proclamation Orders Issued Against Four Active LeT Militants: Police


SRINAGAR: Police on Saturday issued proclamation orders against four active militants of the Lashkar-i-Toiba outfit, who are absconders in many militant-related cases.

In a statement, a police spokesperson said that the SIU team of District Srinagar, with the assistance of police teams of districts Kulgam and Awantipora, affixed proclamations orders u/s 83 of CrPC on the residences of four active militants who are absconders in many militant cases.

“Designated and Special Court under NIA Act, Srinagar issued General Non-Bailable warrants u/s 299/512 ,25 Police Act, read with 73 CrPC, followed by Proclamation orders dated 04.09.2023 u/s 82 CrPC against the following active militants namely Umais Ahmed Wani son of Nisar Ahmed wani resident of Chawalgam, Kulgam, Basit Ahmed Dar son of Late Abdul Rashid Dar resident of Redwani, Kulgam, Owais Ferooz son of Ferooz Ahmed resident of Festbal, Pampore and Momin Gulzar son of Gulzar Ahmed Mir resident of Firdose Colony, Eidgah, Srinagar,” the spokesperson said.

It further added that, “Their involvement was established in case FIR  No. 127/2022 u/s 13,18,20,38 & 39 UA(P) Act, 7/25 IA Act of PS Parimpora,  case FIR No 50/2022 u/s 121 ,121A,307, 302 IPC, 7/27 A Act, 13,16, 18, 20 UAP Act of PS Soura and case FIR No 02 /2023 u/s 13,18,21,39 UAP Act, 8/21 NDPS Act of PS Kothibagh,” it said.

It stated that the court has directed the accused persons to appear before it within a period of 30 days from the date of publication of the proclamation, failing which proceedings under section 83 CrPC shall be initiated against them. “Today, i.e., 09.09.2023, proclamation orders have been published in local newspapers namely Greater Kashmir and Kashmir Uzma.”

“The proclamations orders were affixed on the conspicuous part of their residences and contents of proclamation orders were read over to the family members of accused persons in a language which they could comprehend, he said.Copies of newspapers in which the proclamation orders were published were provided to their family members against proper receipts,” statement reads further.

Pertinent to mention here that the involvement of said accused persons is necessitated in many terrorism-related cases in the UT of J&K. The accused persons are presently active militants and are affiliated with the banned militant outfit LeT, reads the statement.(GNS)


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