ANI Photo | NIA attaches four assets of under trial Tehreek Ul Mujahideen operative in J-K arms and explosive case

In a fresh crackdown against terrorist groups promoting violence and militancy in Kashmir, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday attached four properties of a Tehreek Ul Mujahideen (TuM) operative facing trial in a case involving the seizure of arms, ammunition, explosives and narcotics.

The properties belong to Mohd Yaseen, a resident of district Poonch in Jammu. These properties are located in the accused’s village of Dhrooti (Dhabi).
Acting on orders of the NIA Special Court, Jammu, the anti-terror agency attached these properties under sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.
Yaseen was arrested on December 27, 2020, and a cache of arms, ammunition and explosives was recovered from his possession. He was charge-sheeted on June 24, 2021, and is currently facing trial under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, Arms Act 1959, as well as the Explosive Substances Act and UA (P) Act 1967.

The case came to light with the arrest of one Mohd Mustafa, which led to the arrest of Yaseen and another accused Mohd Farooq along with the recovery of arms, ammunition, explosives and narcotics from their possession.
The NIA said its investigations in the case subsequently exposed a conspiracy to attack religious places in the Mendhar area with grenades

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