NIA seeks property details of Delhi blast accused

Kistwar (J&K): The NIA probing the Delhi High Court blast case has sought from Jammu and Kashmir government the property details of three absconding Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants involved in the terror attack in September last year that left 15 people dead.

"Kindly arrange to make available the property details of three accused (Hizb militants) involved in National Investigation Agency case concerning High Court Blast," Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), NIA, Ministry of Home Affairs, Jalaj Shrivastava said in a letter to Tehsildar, Kishtwar.

The NIA sought the property details of Hizb militants Amir Ali Kamal alias Akram, Shakir Hussain alais Chota Hafiz and Junaid Akram Malik alias Juni alais Umair of Kishtwar district.

"The details are required urgently by the agency," he said. The agency had declared the three Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, hailing from Kishtwar district in Jammu and Kashmir, as wanted in the blast case and announced a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh for any information on each of them that could lead to their arrest.

25-year-old Amir Ali Kamal- a resident of Kichloo Mohlla, Kishtwar, is active since 2008. He is currently a self-styled divisional commander of Hizb and had taken command of the outfit in Kishtwar-Doda belt after the killing of Subash. He was alleegdly involved in several terrorist activities in Chenab Valley belt.

25-year-old Shakir is his deputy and is active in hilly belt since 2005. He belongs to Palmar area in Kishtwar district.

The third militant -- 19-year old Junaid -- was lured into militancy by Amir Ali in 2010. He also belongs to Dugga area of the district. His brother is suspect Dr Waseem, who had been arrested in the case.

The trio were believed to be operating in remote mountainous belts of Dacchan and Marwah in Kishtwar district and a search operation was hampered due to heavy snowfall in the region. Choppers were also been used to carry out aerial searches.