Over 12,000 youths recruited in J&K police in last two years

More than 12,000 youths have been recruited in the state police during the last two years, Jammu and Kashmir government said on Saturday.

Updated: Mar 05, 2011, 17:45 PM IST

Jammu: More than 12,000 youths have been
recruited in the state police during the last two years, Jammu
and Kashmir government said on Saturday.
In a written reply to the query of National
Conference`s Javid Ahmad Rana, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah,
who is also the minister in-charge for Home, said that as many
as 12,448 youths have been recruited in the state police from
February 24, 2009-11.

Of these, 11,565 were appointed as constables, 372 as
followers, 510 as sub-inspectors and one as assistant
sub-inspector, he said in the Legislative Council.
The maximum number of recruitments were made in Jammu
district (1,686), followed by Srinagar district at 1,110 and
Anantnag district at 1,076, he added.

PTI