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20 More Jama’at-e-Islami Properties Seized In Kashmir


SIA Also Carries Out Raids At Multiple Locations in Valley

Srinagar- Authorities on Saturday attached at least 20 properties of banned Jama’at-e-Islami (JeI) including one registered in the name of fomer Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman late Syed Ali Geelani, officials said.

The properties were attached in different districts of the Kashmir on the recommendations of State Investigation Agency (SIA), officials said.

They said the house in the Barzulla area was believed to have been purchased in the late 1990s by JeI and was registered in Geelani’s name who used to live there till early 2000 when he shifted to the Hyderpora area of the city.

Geelani died in September last year.

The property was later used as the residence of Ameer’ (chief) of the JeI, the officials said.

The SIA has identified as many as 188 JeI properties across the UT which have either been notified or are under the process of being notified for further legal action, the officials said.

These are a result of investigation of case FIR number 17 of 2019 U/S 10, 11 and 13 of Police Station Batmaloo being investigated by the agency, they said.

Meanwhile, the SIA is also carrying out raids in Budgam, Magam, Pulwama, Awantipora, Kulgam and Srinagar districts.  (with PTI,, GNS inputs)