Poonch, May 28: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh Tuesday said that a new idea of militancy induced by Zakir Musa, a top militant commander has ended with his killing. Musa was killed recently in a gunfight on Friday in Dadsara area of Tral in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district
DGP Singh while talking to reporters in Poonch said that Mussa induced the new idea of militancy connected with ISIS ideology. “The new idea ended with his killing,” said DGP Singh. He further said that there are 275 militants active in the Valley while 100-120 among them are foreigners.
Forces are working in a close synergy; he said, adding that DySP Aman Thakur was killed while he was rescuing an injured Army trooper, which exhibited the level of coordination between different forces. He further added that police on daily basis is achieving results against those involved in narcotics peddling.
Highlighting importance of technology and crime detection, DGP Singh stressed upon the police personnel to equip themselves with the more professional skills to achieve better successes in our fight against crime and militancy.
DGP while addressing police personnel and officers at District Police Lines Rajouri and Poonch during his visit to the twin districts today impressed upon police that they should be people friendly but should be tough against criminals.
He was accompanied by IGP Vijay Kumar and DIG Rajouri-Poonch Range Vivek Gupta. The visit was part of the series of his visits to the districts of Jammu Zone. Earlier DGP visited Kishtwar, Bhaderwah, Gool, Mahore, Reasi and Udhampur districts of Jammu Zone.
In his address to police personnel, DGP said that J&K Police is achieving successes against tmilitancy for which the force has been praised at national level. The contribution of police in conducting recent Lok Sabha elections has also been appreciated which has boosted morale of the force and created extra energy to work with more spirit and dedication. (KNO)