Srinagar: Director-General of Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday said that Pakistan is pushing militants to Jammu and Kashmir, however alert forces at the borders and Jammu and Kashmir Police along with CAPF having “great synergy in the hinterlands are thwarting most wicked action planned by the neighbouring country and its militant handlers.”
In a statement issued here, the spokesman quoted DGP as saying that during the last two weeks, 22 militants were killed.
“The operations involved least collateral damages in most of the cases. The J&K Police, Army & CAPF is making all out efforts in providing a more peaceful atmosphere for the people of Jammu and Kashmir,” Mr Singh said according to the statement.
Mr. Singh added that still sizeable number of militants get through the rough and tedious terrains along IB and LOC, who perpetrate acts of violence against government forces and get neutralised by the J-K Police alongwith the CAPFs in the hinterlands.
The DGP said that during the current year so far 88 militants have been killed in 35 operations, 40 militant associates who were providing a direct support system to these militants were arrested, “240 OGWs were also arrested for helping these militants by instigating law & order problems and many of them were booked under PSA,” he said.
He said that the efforts and people’s cooperation have yielded good results in keeping youth away from violence. He said that due to the good team work by Army, CAPFs and J&K Police we have succeeded in maintaining peace & order in Jammu Kashmir and the cooperation and support from the People here is commendable.