In 2020, over two dozen terror modules were busted by security agencies leading to the arrest of over 40 such sympathisers.
DGP Dilbagh Singh said that foreign dignitaries visited Jammu and Kashmir recently and their visits passed off without any incident.
According to police, a preliminary inquiry revealed that the accused are affiliated with Islamic State in Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) and are involved in providing shelter and support to terrorists.
Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti met the family of the tourist. “My head hangs in shame,” she said.
IG CRPF Ravideep Singh Sahi said there are also chances of militants carrying out grenade lobbing and hit-and-run attacks on security forces.
Appointment of Kashmir interlocutor diversionary tactic, 'Azadi' demand is for autonomy: P Chidambaram
Chidambaram said he was worried about what was happening in the valley as there was a deep ferment there.
The accused confessed to the flow of money, especially from Pakistan, in a case related to the funding of terror activities in Kashmir.
The opposition leaders were told about the prevailing situation along the Sino-Indian border and Jammu and Kashmir and the government's action.
Sandeep was nabbed from the same house where Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Bashir Lashkari was killed on July 1. His arrest points to blurring lines between criminality and terrorism, says IGP Munir Khan
She invoked former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's policy on Kashmir, and said the thread should be picked up from where he had left off -- an apparent suggestion for talks with separatists.
AFSPA can be invoked in areas the government certifies as disturbed due to disputes between people of different religions, races, languages or castes. It has been used only in insurgency-prone areas.