SIU conducts raids in Srinagar to dismantle militancy networks

SIU teams during search at Soura, Srinagar on Saturday.
SIU teams during search at Soura, Srinagar on Saturday.

Fayaz Bukhari

SRINAGAR, Oct 8: Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Jammu and Kashmir Police today conducted raids in Srinagar to dismantle the militancy network in Srinagar.
The SIU this morning carried out raids at the suspected houses at Sheeraz Colony Ganie Near Ration Ghat Soura and Shalbaf Mohalla New Colony Jinab Sahab Anchar Soura Srinagar.
The case was registered by police in Soura Police Station (FIR No 50/2022 U/S 307,302 IPC 7/27AAct 16,18,20 ULA) recently.
Police said that the raids were aimed to investigate the militancy cases and to create pressure among the associates linked with militant activities. “These raids are conducted with the help of Administration and concerned Police Station after getting the proper search warrants from the Special competent Courts,” police said.
The police spokesman stated that such raids are conducted under advisory from senior formations of J&K Police department and need to conduct on the basis of technical and scientific grounds so as to conclude UL(P)A cases in the interest of justices.
“These raids are carried out to dismantle and disturb the emerged nexus between militants and their associates. During the course of the raids by SIU, various incriminating material were recovered and being investigated. These raids will remain continue in future also, for the logical conclusion of all UL(P) A cases,” police said.
Earlier such raids were conducted in Pampore area of Pulwama district and Kulgam district.