India is arising with a surrender and rehabilitation policy for the youth who need to quit militancy in Jammu and Kashmir. The Union Defence Ministry is deliberating over the difficulty with the Home Ministry in New Delhi.
The Indian Army is pushing the youth who’ve taken to arms to surrender in order that they are often rehabilitated correctly within the society, mentioned 15 Corps GOC Lieutenant General B.S. Raju throughout an interplay on the Chinar Corps headquarters right here.
He mentioned: “We will be doing more work to ensure that more surrenders take place.”
The officer identified that it provides no pleasure to the forces to kill younger boys who’ve picked up arms.
The males on the bottom throughout counter-terror operations threat their lives to persuade these youth to shun their weapons and surrender.
He additionally mentioned that the federal government is engaged on a surrender and rehabilitation policy. The matter is at the moment deliberated between the Defence Ministry and the Home Ministry.
“There are a lot of issues involved,” mentioned Lieutenant General Raju, including that he has directed these engaged in counter terror operations to make sure that no out-of-proportion pressure is used.
“Whenever a local terrorist is involved, we offer him to surrender first. Just because someone has held a gun and taken a picture doesn’t mean that he has to die,” mentioned the officer.
The Lieutenant General additionally mentioned that the forces have intensified the youth outreach programme and are guaranteeing that they’re engaged in constructive issues.
This 12 months three youth who had taken arms have surrendered whereas 50 have been apprehended to this point.
On Friday itself, a particular police officer who had run away with 2 AK rifles three days in the past surrendered following an encounter after his members of the family had been referred to as in to persuade him.
On October 13, the SPO had decamped with two AK 47 rifles. He was recognized as Jahangir Bhat from Chadoora.
Indian Army continues to make efforts to forestall terror recruitment and in case of youth becoming a member of terror outfits, they supply them with choices to return to normalcy.
Earlier, the administration had three surrender insurance policies. However, the reintegration of militants was lacking from them. The first surrender policy was made in 1995. The second rehabilitation policy was made in 2004 and the third was made in 2010 on return of ex-militants to the state.
The 2010 policy touched upon psychological rehabilitation by establishing counselling centres for the returnees and their households, however rehabilitation centres had been by no means arrange.