JAMMU: The Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Jammu on Friday and is scheduled to leave for Rajouri to meet the families of those killed in militant attack in Dhangri village on January 01.
Official sources said that Shah reached Jammu today afternoon where he was received by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, and will leave for Rajouri shortly.
Shah is scheduled to meet the families of those killed in a militant attack in Dhangri village on January 1.
The officials said that Shah will review the security situation in the district and will also a meet with senior civil and police official later in the day.
Notably, seven civilians were killed after militants attacked several houses in Dhangri village of Rajouri district on January 1, 2023.
Officials said massive security arrangements have been put in place in the Rajouri district ahead of Shah’s visit and the entire Dhangri area of Rajouri has been turned into a restricted zone. Restrictions will also be put in place on the normal movement of people on Friday morning till late afternoon hours, they said.
Officials said a multi-tier security cover has been put in place comprising security personnel of the police and the CAPF, while troops of the Indian Army will also guard the higher reaches.
CCTV cameras have also been placed at many locations in the Dhangri village to ensure close surveillance of the area, they said.
Senior police and CAPF officers also visited the area on Thursday evening and reviewed the security arrangements ahead of the Home minister’s visit.