DGP for effective investigation of criminal, NDPS, UAPA cases

Jammu: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh Wednesday chaired a high level meeting at PCR Jammu and reviewed the security and crime scenario of Jammu Zone.

ADGsP, Mukesh Singh, M. K. Sinha, Danesh Rana, IGsP Garib Dass, Alok Kumar, DIsG Vivek Gupta, SSP PCR, SSP Jammu, AIsG of PHQ attended the meeting at PHQ while range DIsG Sunil Gupta, Mohammad Suleman Choudhary and all district SSsP of Jammu Zone attended the meeting through video conferencing.

Addressing the meeting, the DGP directed the officers to workout measures to enhance transparency and accountability by taking action against the erring personnel.

He stressed for transfer and change of personnel at Police Station levels so that efficiency in working is ensured.

Stressing for quick and effective disposal of criminal cases, the DGP directed that the police personnel deputed in courts should submit the report of their working to the controlling officers/offices on daily basis.

He directed the officers to augment measures for improving capability of personnel in dealing with Narco cases. Directing for keen documentation and fulfilling the technicalities of investigation, he said that necessary measures and already issued SoPs should be followed for ensuring more convictions in narco cases.

With regard to the UAPA cases, the DGP stressed for improving the quality and techniques of investigation to ensure the conviction of guilty. He directed for designating nodal officers who would be following the required process of UAPA cases to ensure that cases are submitted for judicial determination within prescribed period.

The DGP directed the officers for improving the human intelligence resources so that no room is provided to the militant group to establish their bases in borders areas. He stressed for alertness and effective surveillance in border areas to thwart any possible militant activity and stressed for time bound action. The measures regarding the law and orders were also discussed during the meeting.

While stressing for proper and appropriate handling of the weapons/explosives, the DGP directed for repairing of the damaged weapons for reuse. He also directed for disposal of seized weapons after getting legal formalities completed.

The DGP said that the DySP DARs who are also nodal officers under Severa Scheme must reactivate assistance cells for NOKs of slain and retired personnel and look after the welfare of slain families. He said that the welfare measures for the slain should be reviewed on monthly basis and directed the officers to make it a routine to visit the families of martyrs to express solidarity and know the well-being of these families adding that the problems faced by these families, if any, should be addressed on priority.

He informed that skill development courses for the wards of martyr police personnel as well as the wards of serving police personnel will be conducted through a well known institute of the country so that these wards could earn their livelihood”, the statement reads.

The DGP also said that toll free numbers have been installed in PCR Jammu/Kashmir, besides anti-militant and anti-crime numbers. He impressed upon the officers to ensure publicity of these helpline numbers alongwith the JK ecop citizen centric mobile application launched by the crime branch. The DGP directed for timely disposal of the public grievances and personally monitor their disposal.

The ADGP Jammu, range DIsG of Jammu Zone, all District SSsP of Jammu Zone, and officers from Police Headquarters apprised the DGP regarding different measures taken in  the areas under their command for better policing and service to the people.

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