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J&K police accords sanctions in 46 cases for seizure of terror assets

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Jammu, February 17(HS): Jammu and Kashmir Police has accorded permission in 46 cases of seizure of various movable and immovable assets of individuals or associations to restrict the terror activities in the state. Jammu and Kashmir Police along with the other security forces and investigation agencies is fighting the challenges of the terrorism at various fronts. While the number of terrorists belonging to different terror outfits is neutralized in the sustained anti-terror operations, the handlers are using motor vehicles and the proceeds of terrorists for furthering their evil designs. Following the relevant procedures of the law, the Jammu and Kashmir Police has, in the last couple of years or so, accorded sanction for seizure/attachments of four wheelers, motorcycles, cash, land houses and shops through different orders to ensure that the terror activities are minimized and kept under check. In 2021, so far, PHQ has accorded sanction for seizure of eleven vehicles which include six four wheelers and five two wheelers. The permission for seizure has been granted under section 25 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967. Section 25 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967 provides for more effective prevention of certain unlawful activities of individuals and associations, for dealing with terrorist activities, and for matters connected therewith.