JK: SIA seizes house registered in separatist leader Geelani’s name in Srinagar

The house of late separatist leader Geelani was hijacked
Image Source: INDIA TV Late separatist leader Geelani’s house was seized after a raid by the SIA.

The Jammu and Kashmir State Investigation Agency (SIA) on Saturday seized a house in Barzulla area registered in the name of late separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani. According to officials, the property was believed to have been purchased by Jamat-e-Islami (JeI) in the late 1990s and registered in the name of Geelani, who lived there until early 2000. Then he shifted to Hyderpora area. city. It is noteworthy that Geelani died in September last year.

The property was later used as the residence of JeI’s ‘Ameer’ (head), officials said. The SIA also seized another house in the same area, they said.

Why did SIA seize Jel’s properties?

Moreover, the authorities stressed, the SIA’s action is part of the seizure of several assets of the banned JeI.

It is worth noting that the SIA has identified 188 JeI properties across the UT that have been notified or are in the process of being notified of legal actions. 10, 11 and 13 U/S 10, 11 and 13 of Batmaloo police station in the agency are the result of an investigation of the case under FIR No. 17, they said.

The move aims to choke the availability of funds for secessionist activities and dismantle the ecosystem of anti-national elements and terror networks opposed to India’s sovereignty, officials said.

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