SRINAGAR: Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh on Saturday said that the militancy was taking its last breaths in JK and that the police are committed to end the remnants of militancy completely.
Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a Police Commemoration Day function here, the DGP said that 1,605 police personnel laid down their lives since the eruption of terrorism (in Jammu and Kashmir). He said that the infiltration has been controlled to a large extent and recruitment to militant ranks has been reduced.”
“The commemoration day is being observed across the country to remember and pay tribute to the police fallen heroes of the country who made supreme sacrifices of their lives for the nation and its people. On this day our resolve gets further strengthened to work for the country and its security,” he said.
Paying rich tributes to the martyrs of Police and other forces, the DGP said that because of the sacrifices of these brave hearts militancy has been defeated in J&K.
With regard to the narco-terrorism, the DGP said that in the last few years around 39 cases have been registered, investigation of which are being conducted in professional manner by NIA, SIU and SIA.
He informed that recently JK Police has achieved a major success in Ramban in which around 30 kilograms of cocaine like substance was seized and links of which are connected to Kupwara, Punjab and Uthrakhand. “All the involved have been arrested and investigation is going on,” he added.
“It is our resolve to fight Pak backed narco-terrorism/trade with utmost power.” He however, sought the cooperation of people in fighting the menace which he said is the conspiracy of Pakistan to harm the youth and to generate funds for terror activities.
He said some militant camps are still active in parts of Pakistan, and many infiltration attempts were made this year of which around 90 percent of attempts were foiled on the border, he said. “Majority of the infiltrators who managed to sneak here have been killed,” he said.
He said that youth of J&K have understood the conspiracies of Pakistan and its agencies and have rejected the path of destruction. “Only 10 misguided youth have joined terror groups this year as compared to 110 last year,” he informed. He appealed to the misguided youth to shun the violence and contribute for peace and development of the J&K.
The DGP said that in recent times Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed a massive change and UT is moving on the track of peace and development. “We are collectively working for permanent peace and tranquility in J&K” he added.