Police attach shop in Anantnag
Srinagar: Police on Wednesday attached a shop belonging to a “Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorist”, who is presently in custody for his alleged involvement in the killing of a circus worker, in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said.
The shop named ‘The Game Modification Point’ was used for terror activities by the accused, Umar Amin Thoker, a resident of Bijbehara’s Waghama area, a police spokesperson said.
Located in Zirpora on the Bijbehara-Pahalgam road, the shop has been attached under Section 25 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), police said.
Police said in a notice that the property cannot be sold, leased, purchased, transferred, gifted, sublet, mortgaged or loaned without the competent authority’s permission.
Six terrorists — Sehran Bashir Nadaf, son of Bashir Ahmad Nadaf of Shirpora Deva Colony; Ubaid Nazir Laigroo, son of Nazir Ahmad Laigroo of Shirpora New Colony; Umer Amin Thoker, son of Mohammad Amin of Waghama; Huzaif Shabir Bhat, son of Shabir Ahmad Bhat of Wachi Shopian; Nasir Farooq Shah, son of Farooq Ahmad Shah of Wanteng Mohalla Bijbehara; and Suveed Showkat Bhat, son of Showkat Ahmad Bhat of Fatehpora — were arrested in connection with the killing of a circus worker Deepak Kumar (27), alias Deepu, of Thial-Panchayat Deot Bilaspur Udhampur near Amusement Park Janglatmandi after he was shot at by two motorcycle-borne terrorists on May 29, 2023, police said.