Amit Shah reviews J&K security situation, directs officials to follow zero-tolerance policy on terrorism

Union Home Minister Amit Shah with Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and others during a high-level meeting on Jammu and Kashmir, in New Delhi. (PTI)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah Wednesday reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and told officials to follow a zero-tolerance policy on terrorism, in a meeting that came hours after the gunfight in Jammu.

During the scheduled meeting, Shah reviewed the functioning of the security grid and steps taken to deal with Pakistan-backed terrorists. “A terror ecosystem comprising elements that aid, abet and sustain the terrorist-separatist campaign to the detriment of the well-being of common man requires to be dismantled,” Shah said.gjhgjh

The meeting took place hours after police and security forces shot dead four militants travelling in a truck on the outskirts of old Jammu city.

It was attended by J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, Chief of Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) Samant Goel, Director (Intelligence Bureau) Tapan Deka, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, senior officials of the ministry, paramilitary forces and Union Territory officers.