Jammu, Dec 19: 4 individuals have been arrested and plenty of others booked on Tuesday because the police launched a significant drive to establish these offering shelter to the illegally settled Rohingya immigrants in numerous districts of Jammu area, officers stated.
Three individuals have been arrested in Poonch and one in Rajouri, whereas 10 others have been booked in Doda in addition to seven FIRs have been registered at completely different police stations in Jammu the place the police events swooped on the Rohingya settlements at over two dozen locations and carried out house-to-house searches, they stated.
“Some locals have supplied their plots of land to settle the surface immigrants. We’re checking and figuring out these facilitators, who’re additionally availing the federal government advantages for them,” Deputy Inspector Basic (DIG), Jammu-Samba-Kathua vary, Shakti Pathak, instructed reporters exterior a Rohingya settlement right here.
Pathak, who was supervising the crackdown, stated some 30 areas within the jurisdiction of seven police stations have been searched in Jammu metropolis.
Earlier, a police spokesperson stated that seven FIRs have been lodged at Satwari, Trikuta Nagar, Bagh-e-Bahu, Channi Himmat, Nowabad, Domana and Nagrota police stations in opposition to the individuals accused of offering shelter to the overseas immigrants and in addition availing the federal government advantages to them.
The searches within the presence of the magistrates have been performed at completely different areas the place the non-citizens are accommodated and in addition on the residential locations of the facilitators, the official stated, including that illegally acquired Indian paperwork like PAN playing cards, Aadhaar playing cards and financial institution paperwork amongst different incriminating supplies have been seized throughout the searches.
“Investigation into the matter has began and different particulars will probably be shared subsequently. Stringent motion sooner or later shall be taken in opposition to all such defaulters,” the spokesperson stated.
The officers stated that three individuals recognized as Nazir Ahmad Gujjar, Mohd Sayaf and Waseem Akram have been arrested for creating pretend Aadhaar card and ration card of a Rohingya at Dhargloon village of Poonch district.
Gujjar, who had married his daughter Farzana Kosser to Rohingya Mohd Numaan in 2016, had managed pretend Aadhaar card and ration card for his son-in-law, the officers stated.
Numaan, who was arrested on November 30, is presently in judicial custody, they stated.
A police spokesman stated that one other facilitator Lal Din was arrested from his Laam-Nowshera residence in Rajouri district following an investigation of a case registered in October put up the arrest of a Myanmar lady named Haleema, who’s presently on bail.
The spokesman stated the police have registered three FIRs in Doda district in opposition to 10 overseas immigrants, together with Rohingyas and Bangladeshi nationals and their facilitators for illegally procuring Indian id paperwork like domicile certificates, Aadhaar playing cards, Ration playing cards, Voter ID playing cards and PAN playing cards.
The spokesman stated that two circumstances have been registered on the Bhaderwah police station, whereas one other case was lodged on the Gandoh police station.
He added an in depth inquiry has been performed and it emerged that the Rohingyas managed to enter Doda and illegally procured the Indian id paperwork to settle within the district illegally.
The police have performed home searches and recovered incriminating supplies that are seized as evidences, the spokesman stated.
He stated the investigation of all of the three circumstances have been set into movement to determine the facilitators and the federal government workers concerned in offering Indian id paperwork and different allied help to those foreigners in order that such serving to fingers might be dropped at e-book.
A day earlier, the police in Kishtwar district registered a case following restoration of illegally obtained paperwork like Aadhaar playing cards throughout a crackdown in opposition to Rohingyas within the district.
The case was registered underneath numerous sections, together with 420 (dishonest), 467 (forgery of necessary paperwork), 468 (forgery for goal of dishonest) and 471 (utilizing as real a solid doc) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on the Dachhan police station.
Following persecution of their nation, many Rohingyas entered India illegally by means of Bangladesh and took shelter in Jammu and different components of the nation.
In accordance with authorities knowledge, over 13,700 foreigners, together with Rohingya Muslims and Bangladeshi nationals, are settled in Jammu and different districts of Jammu and Kashmir, the place their inhabitants has elevated by over 6,000 between 2008 and 2016.
Earlier in March 2021, the police discovered over 250 Rohingyas, together with girls and youngsters, dwelling illegally in Jammu metropolis throughout a verification drive and subsequently lodged them in a holding centre inside Sub-Jail Kathua.
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