No Major Terror Attack in Country’s Hinterland in Last 3 Year, Over 1,500 Incidents in J&K, Says MHA

New Delhi: No primary terror assault happened within the hinterland of the rustic right through the final 3 years, excluding a grenade assault in Amritsar in November 2018, the Home Ministry knowledgeable Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Jammu and Kashmir reported over 1,500 terror incidents right through the duration, it stated.

The grenade assault in Amritsar happened at a prayer corridor in Adliwal village on November 18, 2018, by which 3 individuals had been killed, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy stated.

“As consistent with to be had knowledge, the involvement of Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) and International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF) has come to note on this incident. The Punjab Police has arrested 3 individuals concerned on this assault,” he stated.

The knowledge introduced by way of the minister in keeping with a query additionally confirmed that 1,550 terror incidents had been reported in Jammu and Kashmir between 2017 and 2019 and 251 safety team of workers, 118 civilians and 627 terrorists had been killed right through the duration.

Reddy stated terrorism is in large part subsidized from around the border as Pakistan’s snooping and espionage company ISI has shut hyperlinks with terrorist outfits like Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, Hizbul Mujahideen and it supplies them protected havens, subject material enhance, finance and different logistics to hold out terrorist actions in India.

“No primary terror assault happened within the hinterland of the rustic right through the final 3 years, excluding a grenade assault in… Amritsar, by which 3 individuals had been killed,” he stated.

On a query about undertrial terrorists, the minister stated the information is maintained by way of the state governments since ‘Public Order’, ‘Police’ and ‘Prison’ are State topics as consistent with the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India.

At the central executive degree, he stated, the instances in the case of terrorist acts are investigated by way of the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

The National Investigation Agency Act, 2008, supplies for charter of particular courts, registered by way of the NIA, the place such instances are heard on day by day foundation and get priority over different instances.

“Accordingly, 49 courts all over the place India were designated as Special NIA Courts for fast disposal of instances in the case of all accused arrested by way of NIA

in terror instances,” Reddy stated.

He stated monetary help is given to sufferers of terror assaults. The state executive to begin with offers monetary reduction to the civilian sufferer or subsequent of relations of sufferer, which is Rs five lakh in case of demise or everlasting incapacitation, after which seeks compensation of the expenditure from the Centre. “Apart from it, the involved State Governments additionally supply help to the sufferers as consistent with their coverage,” he added.

Reddy stated a complete compensation of Rs 4.30 crore has been issued in fiscal years 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19.

“The ex-gratia/reimbursement is paid to the households of safety team of workers as consistent with the extant pointers of CAPFs/Army/State Governments and beneath the ‘Security Related Expenditure (SRE) Scheme’ for the State Police/Security Personnel/civilian sufferers,” he stated.

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