Srinagar, Sept 24: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh on Thursday said that Pakistan and its agencies are sponsoring militancy in valley by all means and added all such designs aimed to fan violence in J&K will be foiled vigorously.
According to Kashmir News Service (KNS), DGP Dilbagh Singh was speaking to media personnel on the sidelines of wreath laying ceremony of slain CRPF personnel N U Badole who was killed in Kaisermula area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
DGP said that couple of days ago security forces conducted many successful anti-militancy operations wherein top and wanted militant commanders had been killed. While hitting hard, DGP said that Pakistan and its agencies in valley are sponsoring militancy and promoting it by all means which however will be vigorously foiled by joint efforts of security forces.
“Pakistan and its agencies are sponsoring militancy in J&K by using all means but we are committed to give tough challenge to their designs which will be frustrated with joint efforts of forces”, DGP said.
In a query, DGP Dilbagh Singh said that many hideout and tunnels made by militants in past have been busted by security forces in recent past and we undertake that all militant pedestals, be it in wooden area or in populated areas, will be destroyed.
DGP added that Pakistan has started shameful activities as it has resorted dropping of arms and narcotics in border areas of Jammu while using drones.
“Pakistan is shamefully involved in dropping weapons and narcotics by using drones in Jammu borders areas aimed to stimulate the militant activities however all such designs will be foiled with strict vigil and monitoring”, DGP said, adding such activities were initially reported from Punjab borders.
When asked about the figure of active militants in valley, DGP said security forces have succeeded in neutralizing over 180 militants so far and the same number, with a bit of up and down, are active in valley.
According to KNS, DGP said there has been a huge decline in stone-pelting incidents in valley as only minor incidents are reporting elsewhere now which too are being dealt with maximum restraint by forces.
Talking to reporters, Director General CRPF AP Maheshwari said that there is complete synergy with J&K Police while combating militancy in Valley and reiterated that their fight against militants will remain continued till all militants are neutralized.
He said CRPF has lost one of its members and we are committed to honor his sacrifice.
“CRPF family has lost one of its members. We honor our slain personnel and proud their valor they showed while fighting militancy”, DG CRPF said.
He added we stand should by shoulder to the family of slain CRPF family and undertake to look after the families of slain CRPF personnel for their welfare and resettlement.
When asked about ongoing anti-militancy ops in Valley, he said CRPF is in complete synergy with Jammu and Kashmir Police and will continue our mission to neutralize the militants who are operating in parts of Valley.
“Nothing can deter forces to give tough time to militants and neutralize them”, DG CRPF said.