'Govt Aware Of Anti-India Elements In Pak Fomenting Trouble In J&K'28 July 2010
Times of India
New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday said it was aware that anti-India elements, who are based in Pakistan, are provoking the people of Jammu and Kashmir with the support of certain sections of secessionist groups in the border state. Minister of state for home affairs Ajay Maken informed the Rajya Sabha that these anti-India elements were inciting people on various pretexts to arouse public sentiments. 'The statements of All Party Hurriyat Conference (Abbas) and All Party Hurriyat Conference (Geelani) in the media and LeT across the border in this regard are documented,' he said. Maken said though the average annual quantum of arms and ammunition and funds coming to the state cannot be quantified, Rs 76,84,600 in cash and Rs 50,000 in cheques were seized last year, which was being carried through hawala channels, and cases have been registered. During 2009, 668 AK-47 and 56 rifles, pika guns, sniper rifles etc, 1,142 magazines, 59,333 ammunitions including RPG ammunition etc., explosive material including RDX, Rs 56,15,071 in Indian currency, Pakistani currency, fake currency and remote control panels etc. were recovered from militants.