Police on Wednesday have attached the residential house of a person for ‘wilfully sheltering and harbouring militants’ in Jammu Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
Police said Kulgam Police have attached the residential house of one Sanaullah Mir a resident of Turigam for wilfully sheltering and habouring militants.
“The said house was linked in case FIR No.10/2023 U/S 302, 307 RPC, 7/27 A act, 13,16,18,19 ,20, 38, 39 Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) in which three hard-core terrorists were neutralized”, a police statement said.
A Deputy Superintendent of Police Aman Kumar Thakur and one army man Soumveer had attained martyrdom while fighting with terrorists at Turigam during the encounter.
The house was attached after “obtaining legal sanction from the competent authorities (Divisional Commissioner Kashmir)”, Police said.
The investigation proved beyond doubt that the said house was used for the purpose of Terrorism, sheltering and harbouring terrorists.
Process has started for attachment properties which have been used for the purpose of militancy as per section 2(g) & 25 of the ULP Act.
Police requests citizens once again not to harbour or give shelter to terrorists, failing which they will be liable to action under law including property attachment (movable/immovable) proceedings.
“Incase of any forced/coercive entry by the terrorist 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”, police added.