Improve investigation; use technology for better conviction rate of crimes: DGP to officers
SRINAGAR: To review the Police functioning in Kashmir Zone, the Director-General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh today chaired a crime and security meeting of all Range DIsG and District SSP including Police Districts of valley here at Police Headquarters. The meeting was attended by ADGP Coordination Shri Danesh Rana, IGP Kashmir Zone Shri Vijay Kumar, IGP CIV Shri Alok Kumar, DIsG Shri Amit Kumar, Sujit Kumar and Abdul Jabbar, and all-district SSP of Kashmir zone.
Before the commencement of meeting, the DGP J&K along with all officers of Kashmir Zone paid homage to the Martyr Inspector Parvaiz Ahmad Dar, who was killed in a cowardly attack by terrorists yesterday evening at Nowgam area of Srinagar. The DGP said that the 2000 batch officer had performed excellently at his places of postings. Two minutes of silence was also observed in remembrance of the martyred inspector.
During the meeting threadbare discussion was held on general crime work & UA(P) Act cases registered in 2020-21 backlog cases and their disposal, conviction of all crime cases including cases related to terrorism & narcotics. Besides, the overall security scenario of the Kashmir Zone was discussed.
The DGP said that the leadership of the country is appreciative of the work of J&K Police. He said that the jurisdictional officers must take all the measures to improve investigation and disposal of cases by personally monitoring the cases. He impressed upon the officers that periodic review meetings be held and sensational cases must be investigated under the direct supervision of the DIsG alongwith the district SSsP. He stressed upon the officers to speed up the disposal of all pending narcotic cases and directed that quality of investigation and disposal of these cases needs drastic improvement.
He said that training expertise, adoption of latest techniques and standard practices would bring improvement in investigation of the cases including cyber crimes that in return will bring respite to the general public. He directed the officers to ensure that the investigating officers are imparted training and exposure to standard investigation practices and use of technologies and added that investigation of all pending cases should be completed on merits and the culprits brought to justice.
The DGP directed the officers that the Probationer Sub-Inspectors in their respective districts be trained for investigating cases of serious nature by organizing workshops and inviting experts. He stressed upon officers to supervise daily routine physical training and weekly parades for officers and personnel to improve their physical fitness. He directed the officers to conduct regular darbars with the personnel under their command to redress their grievances.
The DGP directed the officers to revisit the security arrangements as terrorists would continue to look for soft targets. He stressed upon the officers to keep an eye on the potential trouble mongers looking to foment trouble. He asked for analyzing the ground situations on real time basis and added that safety of people should be ensured. He impressed that the SOPs must be followed in letter & spirit.
Earlier Power Point Presentation was given by each district SSsP regarding crime and security scenario of their respective jurisdictions.
Later the DGP visited the family of Martyred Inspector Parvaiz Ahmad Dar. He was accompanied by IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar, DIG Central Kashmir Range Shri Amit Kumar and SSP Srinagar Shri Sandeep Choudhary.
Shri Singh expressed his sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul. He also assured all the possible help from the department to the family of the martyr.