Srinagar: Two vehicles were seized under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) in the Kashmir, a police spokesman said on Wednesday evening.
He said with this a total of 74 vehicles have been seized which were used for militant activities.
He said Jammu and Kashmir Police Headquarter (JKPHQr) has accorded sanction for seizure of two vehicles used by Over Ground Workers (OGWs) for militant activities.
The sanction has been accorded to seizure of Maruti Alto K-10 bearing registration Number 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, at 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 Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) outfit. The evidence collected during the course of investigation substantiated that these vehicles were used for commission of incidents and 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.
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 seizure of these two vehicles, PHQ has accorded sanction for seizer of 74 vehicles, (which include mostly four wheelers and two wheelers), 5 houses, 6 shops, land & cash, so far.