21115 people involved in militancy, arrested in J&K in 20 yrs

Over 20,000 people involved in militancy have been arrested in past two decades in the state, a report compiled by the state home department said.

Jammu: Over 20,000 people involved in
militancy have been arrested in past two decades in the state,
a report compiled by the state home department said.

"21,115 people involved in militancy and other subversive
activities, including militants, were arrested in past two
decades by security forces and police in Jammu and Kashmir", a
recent report on militancy by state home department said.

Out of 21,115 arrested persons, 613 were arrested this
year up to November end, it said, adding there was an increase
in the number of arrests as compared to last year`s figures of
466 arrests made by police and security forces.

Out of these, 3385 persons were released under 196
Criminal Procedure Code, 4241 released on bail by competent
courts, 5133 released by high power committees and 437 freed
through Chief Minister`s intervention, it added.

PTI

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