Govt aware of Pak elements provoking J&K citizens
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Last Updated: Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 19:47
New Delhi: Government today said it was aware of anti-India elements based in Pakistan provoking the people of Jammu and Kashmir with the support of certain sections of secessionist groups based in the state.

Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken informed the Rajya Sabha that these anti-India elements were provoking people on various pretexts to arouse public sentiments.

"The statements of All Party Hurriyat Conference (Abbas) and All Party Hurriyat Conference (Geelani) in the media and LeT across the border in this regard are documented," he said.

Maken said the average annual quantum of arms and ammunition and money coming to Kashmir cannot be quantified but during 2009, Rs 76,84,600 and cheques worth of Rs 50,000 has been seized, which was being carried through hawala channels and cases have been registered.

During 2009, 668 AK-47 and 56 Rifles, Pika Guns, Sniper Rifles etc, 1,142 Magazines, 59,333 ammunitions including RPG Ammunition etc., explosive material including RDX, explosive material, India currency Rs 56,15,071, Pakistani currency, fake currency, remote control panels etc. were recovered from militants.


First Published: Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 19:47

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