Pak will continue to foment militancy: J&K DGP

Pak will continue to foment militancy: J&K DGP

Srinagar, Mar 17 : Asserting that Pakistan will continue to foment militancy in J&K, Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Tuesday said that is a need to enhance peace efforts with more dedication.
A police spokesperson said that on the second day of his visit to Kashmir Valley, Mr Singh accompanied by IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar on Tuesday visited Kupwara, Handwara and Baramulla, frontier districts of north Kashmir and took a review of security scenario and preparedness on law and order situation in border area and in the hinterland of these districts.
He said the DGP first visited Kupwara where he was briefed about the overall security situation and measures taken to maintain peace and order in the district.
The DGP later visited 19th Division Baramulla where he interacted with the officers of Police, Army, CRPF and BSF.
The DGP while addressing these officers’ meetings and briefings complimented the forces for their good work and said that Jammu and Kashmir Police and all other security forces have maintained high morale during tough times because of which normalcy has returned.
“Although the militant activities have been brought down, forces have to remain on constant vigil and alert so that any evil attempt to disrupt peace is effectively foiled.
He said that brave Jawans and officers of Police and other forces working in J&K as a team have faced come up to the expectations of the people.
He said that work of Jammu and Kashmir Police and other security forces is being appreciated at highest levels of Government and we need to continue our peace efforts with even more dedication to ensure a peaceful and secure environment for the people of Jammu and Kashmir. “We need to consolidate normalcy and peace by engaging people particularly youth for achieving the goals of prosperity in Jammu and Kashmir,” he said.
Hailing the better coordination among all forces, the DGP said, “Close liaison should be maintained at every level to foil any attempt by the trouble-makers looking to disrupt the peaceful atmosphere.”
The DGP exhorted upon officers that with the coordination of other units short range patrolling be explored to keep an eye on every suspected movement. Calling for conducting joint training/mock drills for all forces at different levels, the DGP said that it will help in enhancing coordination and synergy among personnel of different units. The DGP took stock of preparedness on law and order front during the interactions.
The DGP said that safety and security of people is our prime concern and directed that security of venerable places and persons be beefed up as per requirement. He said that Pakistan is continuously looking to foment trouble in J&K by pushing terrorists here, but like the past their all evil attempts will be foiled with fortitude.
Mr Singh stressed for community policing and said that police-public meetings at local levels should be conducted to redress the genuine grievances of the people in their jurisdictions. He stressed on adoption of best practices to enhance capabilities of professional policing and better man management for effective delivery of justice.
The DGP visited Police Station Vilgam where SHO, Inspector Suleiman briefed the DGP about functioning of police in its jurisdiction including law and order situation. The DGP directed the officers to take effective measures to check drug tracking and stressed for intensified drive. He directed the officers to book the elements involved in the menace under PSA.
The DGP interacted with the officer and Jawans of Police, ITBP, SSB and CRPF, besides took stock of the logistics and available facilities for the personnel. He directed for organizing Bada Khana and interactions among different units on regular basis. He assured that all the necessary facilities for the Jawans and officers will be provided on priority. The Sarpanchs and BDC members of the area also met the DGP J&K.