Kupwara, June 15: Continuing the fight against terrorism, Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Kupwara Police on Thursday successfully attached the property (land) of a terrorist operating from Pakistan, the unit said in a statement.
The Pakistan based terrorist, Almas Rizwan Khan originally a resident of Diver Lolab, has been a persistent threat to peace and security of UT of Jammu and Kashmir since the time he exfiltrated to Pakistan in early 1990s, it said. "Earlier a member of TJI and now TRF, Almas’s strategic involvement in numerous acts of terror has caused immense suffering and loss of innocent lives in the valley in the past. Jammu and Kashmir Police has been actively pursuing his acts to bring an end to his destructive activities, " the statement said.
Following extensive intelligence gathering and meticulous investigations in case FIR No.276/2022 of Police Station Kupwara registered under sections 120-B, 121, 121-A, 122, 123 IPC & 17, 18, 18-A, 18-B, 20, 38, 39, 40 of UA(P)A, the team of SIU Kupwara Police led to the identification and subsequent attachment of the terrorist's property of land measuring 26 Kanals and 4 Marlas located at three different locations within the district at Diver Lolab. "This measure aims to disrupt his illicit network and restrict his ability to carry out further acts of terror, " it said.
The SIU said that the attachment of the property serves as a strong message to terrorists and their supporters that their actions will not go unnoticed or unpunished. It underscores the unwavering commitment of Jammu and Kashmir Police to combating terrorism at its roots and dismantling its infrastructure, it said.