Srinagar: Police on Friday said that a court convicted a militant associate under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and awarded him a fine to the tune of Rs one lakh in Jammu Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
A police statement said that the conviction came after completion of trial in case FIR No. 33/2019 under section 18, 20, 38, 39 UA(P) Act of Police Station Srigufwara.
“The terrorist associate identified as Shahid Fayaz Tarray son of Fayaz Ahmad Tarray resident of Shalagam Bijbehara has been convicted under Section 39 of UA(P) Act and awarded a fine to the tune of Rs one Lakh”, police said.
Police said on 23/07/2019 an information was received by Police Station Srigufwara that some unknown hard core terrorist associates of proscribed terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) are facilitating the terrorists to carry out terrorist acts, motivating youth to join terror ranks and are organising terror module to pay every possible help to strengthen the terror web within the jurisdiction of Police Station Srigufwara etc.
On receiving this information, a case FIR No. 33/2019 under section 18, 20, 38, 39 UA(P) Act was registered and investigation was taken up, they said and added during the course of investigation, some suspected hard core terrorist associates were zeroed and were questioned.
Subsequently on 06/08/2020, a checkpoint was established at Darigund Srigufwara during which Shahid was apprehended and was immediately taken into custody and recoveries were made from him.