J&K police recover incriminating material and sensitive papers in raids

The raids carried out in parts of the city of Jammu related to a case registered in 2007 after objectionable and sensitive slogans were shouted during the visit of Hurriyat leader Sayeed Ali Shah Geelani

Police carried out raids in Gujjar Nagar and Dalpatian Mohalla in Jammu and recovered several vital documents and incriminating material linked to Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) on Friday.

The raids carried out in parts of the city of Jammu related to a case registered in 2007 under Sections 124-A and 147 of the ICC after objectionable and sensitive slogans were shouted during the visit of Hurriyat leader Sayeed Ali Shah Geelani , said Jammu SSP Chandan Kohli.

“The searches were carried out at the home of two accused Rayees Ahmed Malik and Mohammad Sharif Sartaj, who escaped arrest,” he added.

“The duo’s premises were searched by police teams in the presence of the executive magistrate during which several sensitive documents and incriminating elements were recovered,” he said.

The material seized included Jamaat-e-Islami literature related to the Doda region, Pakistan medical admission forms, a report concerning a person named Abdul Rehman, a Pakistani national, who had traveled to the region and was subsequently expelled, literature related to the Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Movement, a telephone log containing Pakistani numbers, a cash register, an Iranian ID card, photographs with JeI leaders and stamps.

Jammu SSP said that a new case has been registered under Sections 10, 13 and 39 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

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