Srinagar: Police on Tuesday attached five residential houses here, which were allegedly used for harbouring militants , under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
Srinagar Police in a statement on Tuesday said that five residential houses of wilful harbourers of militants were attached as per section 2(g) and section 25 of UAP Act. Police said the houses were attached after it has been proved beyond doubt that these houses were used for purpose of militancy and the shelter was voluntarily and knowingly given by the member or members of the house. “Many attacks on civilians, security forces were conspired and planned by militants while using these houses as hideouts,” the statement said.
While two houses have been attached in jurisdiction of Parimpora police station, one house each was attached under Nowhatta, Pantha Chowk and Zakura police stations. “Some more such houses have been identified and any wilful harbouring will be dealt with full force of law. ‘Citizens are once again requested not to harbour or give shelter to militants, failing which we will be forced to take resort to attachment proceedings’, the police statement said. It said in case of any forced or coercive entry by militants into any house, the matter should be brought to the notice of police immediately.