Jammu/March,3: Jammu and Kashmir Police Headquarters has accorded permission for seizure of five vehicles to restrict the militant activities in Jammu and Kashmir.
A police statement issued on Friday said “following the due procedures of the law the Jammu and Kashmir Police has accorded sanction for seizure of five vehicles which include one Mahindra Bolero, one Auto load carrier, one Eon Car, one Tavera and a Truck through different orders to ensure that the militant activities are kept under check. These vehicles were used for transportation of arms/ammunition and militants”.
Stating that in 2021 so far, PHQ has accorded sanction for seizure of fifteen vehicles which include ten four wheelers and five two wheelers, police in it’s statement said “ the permission for seizure has been granted under section 25 Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967”.
Saying that section 25 Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967 provides for the more effective prevention of certain unlawful activities of individuals and associations, and for dealing with militant activities, and for matters connected therewith, police in the concluding para of it’s above referred statement said “during last over three decades Jammu and Kashmir Police along with the other government forces and investigation agencies is fighting the militancy to ensure peaceful atmosphere in Jammu and Kashmir”, adding that “ last year alone 255 militants were neutralized and 299 militants/associates were arrested in the sustained anti-militancy operations”.