10,758 SPOs engaged in last two years in J&K

Jammu : Over 10,758 Special Police Officers (SPOs) were engaged in the last two years in Jammu and Kashmir with over 83 per cent of them getting selected from militancy-prone districts of the valley, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said today.

While 8992 SPOs were engaged in Kashmir zone, 1,457 were appointed in Jammu zone, the chief minister, who is minister- in-charge (Home), said in a written reply in the Assembly.

Among them, 1,406 were appointed last year against 51 in the previous year, Mufti said. PTI

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