SRINAGAR: The Directorate General of Police (DGP) Jammu and Kashmir Dilbagh Singh Wednesday said that Pakistan agents and their handlers here are trying very hard to radicalise the youth of J&K and involve them in terrorism.
DGP Dilbag Singh visited the South Kashmir districts of Anantnag and Pulwama, wherein, he chaired officers meetings to take stock of the security scenario at DIG South Kashmir Range office at Anantnag.
He visited the Pulwama district to compliment Police and Security Forces for neutralising two militants in an encounter today. The DGP was accompanied by IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar and DIG South Kashmir Range Abdul Jabbar during his visit to district Pulwama. He was received by SSP Pulwama Shri Gh. Geelani Wani, ASP Pulwama Shri Tanveer Ahmad and other gazetted officers of the district.
The DGP while addressing the press conference in Pulwama said that today’s encounter was a successful operation of Police and security forces in which two terrorist commanders of proscribed outfit JeM were neutralised. He said that Yasir Parray, who was known as an IED expert has joined the terrorist group in 2019 and was involved in various terror incidents. He was involved in killing two Army officials and injuring some others in an IED blast.
The DGP said that the other foreign terrorist neutralised was known as Ali Bhai and he too was involved in various terror cases. The DGP said that the killed duo terrorists were working together in radicalising youth and were involved in a dozen of FIRs. The DGP said that a number of civilians have sighed a relief today as the duo terrorists have created fear in the lives of locals.
Complimenting the Police and security forces for successful operation the DGP said that it was a clean operation without any collateral damage. He complimented the local people for their cooperation and behaviour, at a time some people get involved in unlawful activities during encounters, he added.
The DGP said that the people of South Kashmir have been cooperative always and there is no law & order situation because of public support. He said that Police and people have been working together for the peace. He said that Police and security forces are working in great synergy to eliminate remaining commanders of terror outfits to maintain peace and order.
He said that Pakistan agents and their handlers are hell-bent to disturb the peace here. He said that Pakistan and their agents are trying to push more terrorists during snow season via Rajouri, Poonch and Bandipora, Kupwara borders. He said that our security forces protecting our borders and police at hinterland are active to thwart their any attempt of infiltration.
Earlier on his arrival at Anantnag, the DGP was received by IGP Kashmir and DIG SKR. He chaired a meeting of senior officers and all SDPOs of district Anantnag.
In the meeting, the DGP impressed upon the police officers to strive harder to maintain peace and order in the UT. He emphasized that the police personnel must deal strictly with elements involved in the radicalization of youth and pushing them towards terrorism.
He directed the police officers to identify and book the persons involved in these activities. He directed the officers that people’s cooperation is pivotal for the force to achieve more success on the anti-militancy front and emphasised for better police-public relations.
SSP Anantnag briefed the DGP about the working of Anantnag Police. The meeting besides IGP Kashmir, DIG SKR, SSP Anantnag was attended by SP operation Anantnag.