Peace to prevail soon: DGP

Pays floral tribute to slain cop

Jammu: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh led senior officers of Jammu and Kashmir Police, family members, relatives and friends in paying floral tribute to the slain SgCt Rohit Chib and attended his funeral at Jogi Gate cremation ground here on Thursday.

Senior officers ADGP Jammu Mukesh Singh, SSP PCR Jammu Dr Haseeb Mughal, SSP Jammu Chandan Kohli, SSP Mubassir Latifi, SSP Kulbir Singh, other Police and civil administration officers and large number of people paid their tributes to Rohit Chib, who was killed yesterday in an encounter at Pariwan area of District Kulgam while evacuating the civilians from the encounter site to safer places.

Rohit Chib had joined the J&K Police as constable in the year 2011 and was promoted to the next rank for his dedication and devotion towards duties in the year 2017.

According to a statement, the DGP and ADGP on behalf of JK Police conveyed heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the family of the slain.

Speaking to the media persons, DGP said that J&K Police along with other security forces are fighting against militants and their supporters with firm determination.

He said that a good number of militants were killed in the beginning of 2022 and people have sighed relief after their killings.

He said that in the coming days, more stringent actions will be taken against militants and with the support of people more and a peaceful environment will prevail soon.

The DGP said that it has become a trend of Pakistani based agencies and militants to attack on forces and disturb peace and order while using civilians as shields. “Efforts and precautions are being taken to save the lives of civilians during encounters,” he added.

He said that efforts are being made to infiltrate militants here. He said that forces on the border and hinterland are protecting with utmost dedication and every effort of infiltration will be thwarted.

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