J&K Govt to seize JKLF properties, bank accounts

The Government of India has empowered the J&K Government to prohibit the use of spaces and funds by the Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front.

In a notification issued the Home Ministry, the state government has been authorized to take action against the organization under section 7 and 8 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967.


The notification empowers the government to seize the offices and other properties of JKLF besides its bank accounts.

While section 7 of the law empowers the government to prohibit the use of funds by an unlawful association, the section 8 defines the powers to ban the use of locations for holding activities of such an organization.

 

-GK

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