Srinagar: In the aftermath of Pulwama terror attack, security cover of 18 Separatists and 155 mainstream politicians has been withdrawn.
Six separatist had already lost their security cover last Sunday. The decision was taken in the security review meeting headed by Jammu Kashmir Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmaniam .
SAS Geelani, Aga Syed Mosvi, Maulvi Abbas Ansari, Yaseen Malik, Saleem Geelani, Shahid ul Islam, Zaffar Akbar Bhat, Nayeem Ahmed Khan, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, Farooq Ahmed Kichloo, Masroor Abbas Ansari, Aga Syed Abul Hussain, Abdul Gani Shah and Mohd Musadiq Bhat are among leaders whose security has been withdrawn.
Security review meeting opined that security cover provided to these persons is a wastage of money and this can be used for other national requirements.
1000 Police personnel will be freed and allotted to do regular duties. 100 Vehicles can also be used for other purposes.