Srinagar : ioktimes : Director general of Police (DGP), Jammu and Kashmir, Dilbagh Singh on Wednesday dominated out any large presence of Islamic State (IS) militants in Kashmir, but claimed that the youth were being “radicalised” by way of its ideology.
“Previously additionally, carrying these (IS) flags and showing them publicly to show that there’s a very giant presence of such elements…
We would again say that presence (of IS) just isn’t that massive but the truth that People are being radicalised on these strains that can’t be denied,” Singh stated at the same time addressing a news conference in Srinagar.
He mentioned that some factors were making severe efforts to radicalise a portion of the Youth “to the extent possible”.
” Kashmir civil society has been as such an open society, an awfully secular style of culture where we lengthen due appreciate to our areas of worship. Such efforts (of radicalisation) had been made at various quarters and their expression has been noticeable in the sort of movements we noticed different day (at Jamia Masjid),” said Singh.
A gaggle of masked young guys had stormed into the ancient Jamia Masjid with IS flags and created a ruckus on Friday, frightening condemnation from the mosque’s management committee as good as political leaders.
The incident came about after the congregational prayers, when the mosque was once practically empty. The guys had been chased away by way of the devotees present. A video of the incident went viral on the social media the next day to come.
On regulation and order trouble, Singh mentioned the concern was more often than not peaceable throughout the state in 2018.
He mentioned police together with different forces carried out ninety seven anti-militancy operations in 2018, out of which 83 witnessed no collateral damage at the same time for the duration of some operations necessary lives have been lost.
“I as soon as again enchantment to the adolescence that existence could be very important and it must no longer be misplaced like this,” he mentioned, adding that killings are very painful to the force.