Properties of two key LeT operatives attached by NIA in South Kashmir

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday attached the properties of two key Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operatives for their alleged involvement in the 2015 terror attack on a BSF convoy in Udhampur district of Jammu & Kashmir.
Two BSF personnel were killed and 13 others injured in the attack, which took place on August 5, 2015 on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway in Narsoo village of Udhampur district. One militant was killed and another, identified as Naveed, was arrested in the retaliatory action by the security forces.
The NIA said the two accused whose properties have been attached today in South Kashmir were also subsequently arrested and are currently undergoing trial in the NIA Special Court, Jammu.
The duo, identified as Fayaz Ahmed Itoo alias Fayaz Khar and Khursheed Ahmed Bhat alias Khursheed Alam Bhat Surya, are members of the banned Pakistan-backed LeT terror organisation, as per the NIA investigation.
“All the prime accused in the case registered by NIA’s Delhi branch in 2015 have been charge-sheeted and are under trial under various provisions of Ranbir Penal Code, Arms Act, Explosive Substances Act 1946, Passport (Entry into India Act 1920) and Unlawful Activities Prevention Act 1967,” a spokesperson of the NIA said.
In the instant case, four Immovable properties, that include a single storied residential house belonging to Fayaz Itoo, in village Khudwani, Qaimoh in district Kulgam and a double storey residential house, along with two plots of land, belonging to Khursheed Bhat and Sail, Awantipora, District Pulwama, have been attached under Section 33 (1) of UA (P) Act, 1967, in pursuance of the recent orders of NIA Special Court, Jammu, the Agency said.

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