Security situation under control in J&K, infiltration down: DGP

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 16:48

Jammu: Maintaining that security situation in Jammu and Kashmir is under control, Police Chief K Rajindra Kumar Saturday said due to extreme alert and vigilance along the border, infiltration has come down in the state.

"I want to assure the security situation is under control (in Jammu and Kashmir)", DGP told reporters in reply to the question about the security situation and infiltration attempts along LoC in J&K.
"Compared to last year the level of infiltration has come down. This year the infiltration is around 10 militants, who have managed to infiltrate. We have got the sound and effective anti-infiltration mechanism on the border. We have got very sound intelligence system," he said.

DGP said "The troops are maintaining extreme alert and vigilance along the border line. We have also reviewed the infiltration routes along the border. We have interacted all the forces including J&K Police and other forces," he said.

"We have perfect synergy among all the forces --among Army, BSF, CRPF and Police, we are working together shoulder to shoulder and I have safe and secured environment for the people of the state", the DGP added.
Asked about impact of threats emerging in wake of the attacks in Pakistan by militants, he said "We have been fighting terrorism for last two and half decades. Terrorism is on decline and people of the state are not in favour of violence".

"There has been a steep decline in even militancy-- a day before yesterday you have seen three top terrorist eliminated and one top LeT terrorist of Pak arrested and another found dead here", DGP said.

"People are cooperating with us and coming forward with information. We are able to contain it. We are prepared to handle any challenge", Kumar said.

Regarding the proposal moved by the state government to give amnesty to 7000 stone-pelters and its after effects in wake of elections in J-K, he said "this is continuing process. We keep on reviewing the cases with all those youth and all their parents and counsel them. To a great extent it has affect".

"We have seen that most of the boys who have been counselled do not come back. I don`t see anything wrong in such things. It is our job and duty to counsel and put our youth back on the track, wherever we feel that they are strayed", he said.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 16:48

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