In a written reply to a question in the Assembly on Friday, Abdullah said that Rs. 9,47,03,700 had been incurred on the account of providing security cover to Hurriyat and separatist leaders in Kashmir valley in last 12 years.
Of this, Rs. 4,96,61,299 was spent on the salaries of Personal Security Officers (PSOs) and drivers provided for the security of Hurriyat and separatist leaders, he said.
While Rs. 71,10,268 was spent on fuel required for government vehicles used in the security of the separatists, Rs. 3,79,32,133 was spent on the account of salaries of the residential security guards provided to them during the same period, Omar said.