Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU) on Saturday conducted searches in the house of an active militant of Hizbul Mujahideen in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said.
They said the searches were carried in the residential premises of Abdul Gani Bhat, father of active militant Farooq Ahmad Bhat alias Nali, at Chek Desen Yaripora in a case pertaining to the killing of five non-local labourers at Katrosa Kulgam in 2019.
Police said Farooq Bhat is an active militant of Hizb and is wanted in many terror related cases.
“The searches were conducted after designated Special Judge Under NIA ACT, Kulgam issued a search warrant in case registered at Police Station Yaripora Kulgam,” the police said. ” The case pertains to the killing of five non-local labourers at Katrosa Kulgam in the year 2019.”
The SIU is investigating the case and has been conducting searches and investigations to bring the perpetrators to justice, they said.