During year 2022, total 93 successful encounters took place in Kashmir in which 172 terrorists including 42 foreign militants got neutralised. Maximum militants neutralised from LeT/TRF(108) outfit followed by JeM (35), HM (22), Al-Badr (4) and AGuH(3) outfits.
This year, 100 fresh recruitments into militants ranks were reported showing a decline of 37% compared to last year. Maximum (74) joined LeT. Out of total recruitment, 65 militants neutralised in encounters, 17 terrorists arrested and 18 terrorists are still active.
This year huge quantities of weapons (360) were recovered during encounters and modules’ busting which include 121 AK series rifles, 08 M4 Carbine & 231 pistols. Besides, timely seizure of IEDs, Sticky Bombs and Grenades averted major terror incidents.
During year, total 29 civilians killed by militants include 21 locals (6 Hindu including 3 KPs & 15 Muslim) and 08 from other states. All militants involved in these terror crimes have been neutralised except Basit Dar & Adil Wani who will be neutralised soon.
During the year, total 26 Security Forces personnel including 14 JKP personnel attained martyrdom during terror attacks/encounters. Majority of terrorists involved in these terror crimes have been neutralised.
Two remarkable changes observed in society; House owners started denying shelter to terrorists and Parents don’t feel proud if their wards join terrorism. Rather they appeal them to return back, curse terrorists openly & work with JKP for the return of their wards.
On L&O front, we have achieved 100% success in peace & stability. From 2897 cases of L&O incidents in 2016 to 26 minor cases in 2022. No civilian lost life in firing while handling L&O problems in last more than 3 years.
No hartal, no street violence, no stone pelting incident especially at the encounter sites, no internet shutdown, no funeral procession of killed terrorists, no glamourization of terrorists, have benefited all the sections of society.
Major gain on the front of anti-terrorist ops. Total number of active terrorists brought down to double digits. All Chiefs & Top Commanders of terror outfits neutralised except HM’s Chief Farooq Nalli & LeT Commander Reyaz Sethri and both would be neutralised soon.
Continuous action against terror ecosystems going on. Process of identification, taking cognizance of each threat by registering FIR, making arrests, and also booking them under PSA going on. Properties were attached in 49 terror-related cases during this year.
We are focusing on effective actions on drug menace. Total 946 cases registered this year and 1560 persons were arrested. Besides 132 drug peddlers booked under PIT Act. Huge quantity of contraband seized including 11.8Kg Brown Sugar,46Kgs Heroine & 200Kgs charas
JKP continuously identifying potential terrorists through technical surveillance and Humint. Besides, effective parents cooperate with JKP in this process. So far more than two dozen boys have been brought back and living happily with families: ADGP Kashmir