JK Police Action against Terrorism: Jammu and Kashmir Police has started a big action against terrorism. The police launched a massive crackdown against terror groups and their leaders in the Valley. Police officials have identified and started attaching houses of J&K Ghaznavi Force terrorists as well as their sympathisers.
The houses of three terrorists who have restarted militancy in Jammu and Kashmir’s Chenab Valley along with that of terror leader Abdul Majeed have been attached. Jammu and Kashmir’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU) continued to crack down on terror and the move is aimed at curbing revenue generation of such groups operating in the Jammu region in the Union Territory.
Speaking to Republic, IPS officer and Ramban Senior Superintendent of Police Mohita Sharma said that the police have a list of people involved in terrorist activities and their supporters.
Mohita Sharma said, “The houses of three terrorists are being attached today in Ind and Gool area of Ramban. Abdul Majeed, a terrorist sympathizer had given shelter to these terrorists. All attempts to revive militancy in the area have been foiled.” A befitting reply will be given to those who attempt such an attempt and pose a threat to national security. We have prepared a list of overground workers of terrorists and many have been booked under the Public Safety Act “
terrorist group ban
The Home Ministry on February 17 designated the Jammu and Kashmir Ghaznavi Force as a terrorist organization and banned it under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). Another terror group Khalistan Tiger Force was also banned.
The Jammu and Kashmir Ghaznavi Force (JKGF) has been involved in countering infiltration attempts, smuggling of narcotics and arms, and carrying out terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir. The group has many armed terrorists from various Pakistan sponsored groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen and Harkat-ul-Jihad-e-Islami etc.
The Ministry of Home Affairs issued a press release saying, “Taking forward India’s zero tolerance policy towards terrorism, the Central Government amended the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in August 2019, to designate a person as a terrorist.” to include a provision for designating them as terrorist organizations. Prior to this amendment, only organizations could be designated as terrorist organizations.” With this amendment, the central government had designated 53 persons as terrorists.
The ministry had also declared a person identified as Harvinder Singh Sandhu alias Rinda, a member of terrorist outfit Babbar Khalsa International (BKI), a terrorist under the amended UAPA.
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