‘Stone pelting almost ended in Kashmir’
Jammu: Stating that countermeasures are in place and would be further strengthened to defeat any conspiracy against peace, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh on Monday said that militant outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad are dropping arms, IEDs and narcotics by drones in parts of the Union Territory.
“Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfits are behind the dropping of arms, IEDs and narcotics by drones in Jammu and Kashmir,” the Police Chief said while chairing officers’ meeting to review the security, law and order and crime during his visit to Kishtwar district.
The Police Chief said that stone pelting in Kashmir has almost ended and added that this was not only by the efforts of law enforcement agencies but largely because the youth of Kashmir have understood the evil intentions behind it.
Singh visited Kishtwar, Delta Force Headquarters and also conducted an aerial survey of flash flood-hit areas in Kishtwar. He directed the officers to strengthen the anti-militancy measures to finish the militancy and curb heinous activities of militants.
Stressing for enhanced cooperation between police and other security forces on the ground to foil the ill intentions of militants and their masters, the DGP directed for setting up surveillance teams equipped with the latest technology to monitor and smash the supply of money and arms to the militant groups.
He also emphasised adopting the latest techniques and standard practices to expedite the probe into terror crime cases.
Singh impressed upon the officers to ensure the expeditious disposal of all pending terror crime cases and directed them to conduct investigations efficiently so that culprits do not go scot-free.
Addressing the meeting the DGP stressed on intensifying the rescue operation to trace the missing persons.
He directed the officers to provide all necessary support and help to the affected people of the village. While seeking reports regarding the loss and damage in the village, the DGP emphasised upon the officers that besides, the efforts of the administration, involve the local community members for rehabilitation of the affected families.
The DGP directed the officers to intensify the war against drug peddlers and root out the menace from the society saying that it is a matter of concern as youth are getting involved in the menace.
“Take all the necessary and required measures to check drug abuse in society and call for stern action against those involved in drug trafficking,” he said and advocated for increased patrolling, and all the suspicious elements should be kept under check to foil their evil attempts.