SRINAGAR: The Director-General of Police Dilbag Singh reviewed the security scenario of South Kashmir and called for augmenting the security of vulnerable places.
Accompanied by IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar, the DGP chaired an officers meeting which was attended by DIG South Kashmir Rane, Abdul Jabbar, DIG CRPF Anantnag, D.P Uphaday, DIG CRPF Awantipora B.S. Negi, SSP Anantnag, Ashish Kumar Mishra, SSP Kulgam Dr. G.V. Sundeep Chakravarthy, SP Shopian Amritpal Singh, SSP Awantipora, . Mohd Yousif, CO 183 Bn. CRPF Pulwama R.D Jeony, CO 130 Bn. CRPF Hilal Feroz, CO 40 Bn. CRPF R.W Dawa, CO 18 Bn. CRPF B. AK Chorasiya, 2 I/C 14 Bn. CRPF Vijay Kumar and other senior officers of South Kashmir.
Addressing the meeting, the DGP called for alertness and said that no space should be given to any “anti-peace” element to create any disturbance, according to a statement.
He emphasized on stepping up operations to check the movement of “criminals” and militants besides “other suspicious elements.” “He directed for taking stern action against the elements found involved in anti-peace activities. He directed that besides monitoring the law and order situation strict surveillance be maintained on the mischief mongers and over ground workers,” the statement reads.
The DGP said that police along with other security forces has maintained peace and order “effectively” in the face of “difficult situations during the last over three decades to provide and provided a peaceful environment for the people.”
He stressed for strengthening relations with the people. “The cooperation of the people with the forces has helped in maintaining peace and these relations should be strengthened at all levels to further consolidate the peace mission in J&K.”
With regard to the upcoming winter, the DGP directed the officers to mobilize their resources so that the personnel deployed in remote and snow bound areas don’t face any problem.
The DGP stressed upon the officers to ensure synergy at different levels to make the “efforts more fruitful.”
He said that the supervisory officers should regularly brief deployments in their respective areas to bring further improvement in the day-to-day functioning.
“He said that Pakistan and their agents are always in search of an opportunity to disrupt prevailing peace.”
Stressing for counter strategies and preventive measures, he emphasized upon the officers to remain extra alert and take appropriate countermeasures to prevent attempts of militants.
“He directed the officers to intensify the operations against (militants and their) support network and directed the officers to augment the security of vulnerable places,” the statement said. The officers apprised the DGP regarding the security measures put in place to meet the possible security challenges and ensure the safety and security of the people, the statement added. (GNS)