The police mentioned that about 144 minor boys had been additionally detained final yr for indulging in violence, however at the moment solely 17 stay in remand properties arrange beneath the Juvenile Justice Act
As many as 504 separatist leaders, who had been detained following the abrogation of Article 370 provisions a yr in the past, had been launched after they signed bond of “good behaviour”, Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh mentioned on Thursday.
Singh additionally mentioned out of the 350 separatist leaders and stone pelters who had been despatched to jails in different states, solely 50-60 continued to stay behind bars and the remaining had been launched.
“A total of 504 separatist leaders belonging to Hurriyat Conference and Jamaat-e-Islami (JK) and others have been released so far after they signed good behaviour bond,” he advised PTI right here.
Those who signal “good behaviour bond” are sure to keep up peace and never take pleasure in any violent or separatist actions after being launched from jails or dwelling detention.
The Director General of Police (DGP) mentioned after the abrogation of Article 370 provisions on August 5, 2019, a complete of 5,500 youths had been detained by safety forces and all of them had been let off after three-four days following counselling and taking assurance from their dad and mom that they might not take pleasure in any violent acts like stone pelting in future.
However, he mentioned, circumstances had been in opposition to 1,200 different youths for indulging in violent acts.
Singh mentioned about 144 boys, who had been beneath 18 years previous, had been additionally detained final yr for indulging in violence and at the moment simply 17 of them are in remand properties arrange beneath the Juvenile Justice Act.
He mentioned at the very least 16 youths, who joined the ranks of the militants, have returned after persuasion of police and members of the family and no motion has been taken in opposition to them as they weren’t concerned in any violence thus far.
Referring to those that had been despatched to jails exterior Jammu and Kashmir, the police chief mentioned about 300 had been launched as their custody interval beneath the Public Safety Act (PSA) was over and it was felt that their additional detention was not required.
“We will review the cases of other 50-60 people when their prison terms come to an end,” he mentioned.
Talking concerning the future technique to take care of militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, Singh mentioned there was a necessity to reinforce technical surveillance alongside the border with Pakistan in order that terrorists couldn’t enter India and efforts ought to be made for de-radicalisation of the youth.
In addition, there ought to be programme for ability growth for the youth and all growth aspirations gaps ought to be crammed, he mentioned.
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