Anantnag : Police on Wednesday said that its Special Investigation Unit (SIU) conducted raids at two locations in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
“The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) Anantnag conducted raids after obtaining search warrants from Court for two different locations of district Anantnag viz residential houses of two accused involved in case FIR No. 137/2022 U/S 307 IPC, 7/27 Arms act, 16, 18, 20, 38, UA(P) Act registered in Police Station Bijbehara,” police said in a statement to GNS, adding, “The search was conducted in the residential houses of Shahbaz Ahmad Thoker son of Mushtaq Ahmad Thoker of Waghama Bijbehara and Subzar Ahmad Ganie son of Farooq Ahmad Ganie of Marhama Halimpora Bijbehara.”
During search, SIU Anantnag gathered relevant information and the role of these accused in commission of crime is being examined.
“Proper SOPs were followed during the raids. The police spokesman further stated that these raids are carried out to eliminate the militant ecosystem in the district by identifying various Over Ground Workers and supporters of militancy. These raids will continue in future also for the logical conclusion of all UAPA cases, the statement added. (GNS)