SRINAGAR — Top brass of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and army on Tuesday met families of militants from south Kashmir at Shopian district, officials said.
They said General Officer Commanding (GoC) 15 Corps, Lt Gen Devendra Pratap Pandey, and Inspector General of Police, Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar, interacted with families of militants of south Kashmir at Shopian.
Confirming the interaction, IGP Kashmir said that he and GoC 15 Corps appealed the families to bring their children back into ‘mainstream’.
“We told them that the security establishment shall provide all types of assistances,” he said.
The ‘interaction’ with the families of the militants was held on the sidelines of sports function — first south Kashmir sports festival at Batpura Shopian stadium — which was attended, besides the GoC 15 corps and the IGP Kashmir, by General Officer Commanding of Victor Force, Major General Rashim Bali.