Jammu, Sep 13: Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbag Singh on Sunday said that Pakistan is always using tunnels to push militants into our territory.
Speaking to media during his visit to border belt on Sunday afternoon, the J&K Police Chief said, “Pakistan in the recent past and present as well, is using tunnel routes to push militants.”
The tunnel was detected on August 29 in Gallad post in Samba and it was coming from Pakistan side having 25 feet depth and 2 feet to 3 feet diameter.
DG BSF Rakesh Asthana also visited Jammu on four day visit after detection of the tunnel.
“The tunnels have always been used by the Pakistan to push terrorists,” said Singh adding that in 2013-14 also, a tunnel was detected at Chillayari post in Samba.
The security agencies are investigating the matter with regard to infiltration, he added.
With context to recovery of weapons from Kulgam from a truck and arrest of two OGWs of Jaish, Singh further said that as per initial investigation, the weapons might have been dropped through drone near Samba.
“We are investigating the link,” he said.
He also said that Jammu was never out of radar of the terrorists, adding, “Sunjuwan, Nagrota Fidayeen attacks are few examples can be quoted.”
“The international border runs along the national highway and the security agencies are aggressively ascertaining the tunnel detection and any infiltration,” he added.