Jammu: Terming DySP Davinder Singh, arrested within the firm of two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, a “black sheep”, J&Ok LG G C Murmu’s Advisor Farooq Khan on Tuesday mentioned the credit score to establish and nab him goes to the police which has a historical past of constructing 1000’s of sacrifices within the combat towards terrorism.
He mentioned the operations towards terrorists would proceed until the menace is completed from the Union Territory.
Police had arrested Singh at Mir Bazar in Kulgam district of south Kashmir together with Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists Naveed Baba and Altaf, apart from an unidentified lawyer who was working as an overground employee for terror outfits.
“In any organisation there is a black sheep and he was the one in the police. The credit goes to the police for identifying this black sheep and unveil the conspiracy (which he was hatching with terrorists),” Khan, a retired IPS officer who was instrumental in breaking the spine of militancy within the 1990s, advised reporters on the sidelines of a operate right here.
He refused to reveal particulars of the continuing investigation within the case however mentioned the case could be probed from all angles.
“The investigation into the case is continuing and all aspects will be looked into,” he mentioned, including “I will not like to speak on details of the investigation so far”.
On political reactions to the arrest, he mentioned, “I would not like to comment on them but such incidents, which have a direct bearing on the security, should not be made a political issue.”
Responding to a query in regards to the affect of Singh’s arrest on the picture of the police power, Khan identified that even the individuals who nabbed the DySP had been policemen.
“It (the arrest of DySP) will have no bearing on the image of police. The uniform of police is full of the blood of its martyrs. Thousands have sacrificed their lives and so one black sheep or one rotten fish cannot contaminate the police pond,” he mentioned.
He mentioned the operation towards terrorists is constant and previously, at the very least six terrorists had been killed.
“I do not go in the number game (how many terrorists are still active) but a strict vigil is being maintained on militants and operations to nab or neutralise them are on. They will continue till terrorism is finished,” Khan mentioned.
In the meantime, Shiv Sena Dogra Entrance (SSDF) activists led by its president Ashok Gupta staged an illustration towards the arrested officer right here and demanded capital punishment for him.
“There should be a speedy trial in the case through a fast-track court and the culprits including the officer should be handed over death sentence,” mentioned Gupta.
He mentioned Singh had introduced a nasty title to the police power which has made quite a few sacrifices within the combat towards terrorism over the previous 30 years.