Dilbag Singh, Director General of Police, Jammu and Kashmir, said Monday that as many as 22 terrorists have been neutralized by the state security forces in the last 14 days.
Complimenting the security forces for the successful anti-terror operations, the DGP said that Pakistan is pushing terrorists into J&K but alert forces at the borders and the Jammu and Kashmir Police along with the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) are foiling all those attempts.
Singh said that Pakistan and its terrorist handlers are bent upon disturbing the improving security environment of Jammu and Kashmir by infiltrating terrorists into J&K. He said that forces at the borders are alert and are bravely foiling the attempts of infiltration.
He said a number of Pakistani terrorists active in J&K are getting killed, leaving behind incriminating materials that shows Pakistan's involvement in terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.
The DGP said that during the current year, so far 88 terrorists have been neutralised in 35 operations, while 40 terrorist associates who were providing direct support to these terrorists have been arrested. He said that 240 Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of terrorists were arrested for helping these terrorists by instigating law and order problems and many of them were booked under the PSA.
The DGP said that Pakistan is sponsoring and financing different outfits of terrorists. He said that a large number of social media sites are being used by Pak agencies/handlers to lure the youth of Jammu and Kashmir and the police and intelligence agencies are foiling such attempts.
<em>(with agency inputs)</em>.