Jammu & Kashmir

Ensure public safety, address threats to peace: DGP to officers

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Armed forces personnel stands deployed while two children walk on the road. [FPK File Photo/ Zainab]

Kulgam: Evolve more effective mechanism and ensure public safety while dealing with the elements inimical to peace,” this was stated by the Director General of Police (DGP) R R Swain during his visit to Kulgam while chairing a joint security review meeting of high ranking officers of Police, Army and CRPF.

He was accompanied by ADGP Law & Order J&K Vijay Kumar and IGP Kashmir Zone V K Birdi. Besides the accompanying officers the meeting was attended by ADG CRPF Nalin Prabhat, GoC Victor Force Major General Balbir Singh, IG Kashmir Ops CRPF Gyanendra Kumar Verma, DIG SKR Rayees Mohammad Bhat, Sector Commander 01 RR Brig P S Chauhan, Sector Commander 02 RR Anirudh K Chauhan, DIG CRPF Kulvinder Singh Deswal, SSP Kulgam Sahil Sarangal, COs of Army, CRPF and gazetted jurisdictional officers.

Addressing the officers, the DGP J&K stressed upon maintaining the peaceful, secured environment by people friendly policing.

Highlighting the importance of people’s role in prevailing scenario, the DGP stressed upon the officers to evolve more effective mechanisms and ensure public safety while dealing with the elements inimical to peace.

He has also stressed upon strengthening the mechanism of sharing intelligence inputs among the stakeholders at different levels.

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“Masters of militancy across the border and their puppets in JK are desperate to disturb the prevailing peace in Jammu and Kashmi,” the DGP said.

He added, “Cowardly attacks on innocent civilians and forces exhibit the frustration of militancy handlers to disrupt the peace and order in JK.”

The DGP directed the officers that the action against militancy and their sympathisers must continue and all the suspicious elements be kept under proper surveillance so as to thwart their ill designs aimed at disrupting the peaceful atmosphere.

He directed the officers to strengthen and augment the security grids in their respective areas for the safety and security of the people in general, and vulnerable sections in particular, adding that the role and cooperation of the people in the prevailing peaceful scenario is highly commendable.

The DGP said that Police, Army forces, sister agencies and the general public have to work together to defeat saboteurs and enemies of peace.

He stressed upon the importance of maintaining close synergy between police and other forces to ensure a peaceful environment.

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