Police, NIA Capacity Building Programme begins at Jammu

Jammu: The three days capacity building programme for Prosecution Officers and Investigation officers of Jammu Zone and State Investigation Agency (SIA) in collaboration with National Investigation agency (NIA) started on Wednesday here at Police Auditorium Gulshan Ground.

The training programme is in sequel to training programmes conducted by NIA earlier. Special DG Crime, J&K A K Choudhary was the chief guest at the inaugural session.

The DIG NIA in his inauguration speech thanked J&K Police for providing NIA with an opportunity to impart training to J&K Police officers and prosecutors. The Special DG Crime, J&K appreciated the efforts made for the conduct of such important training module by NIA for J&K police officers and said, “investigation is the most important part of our job and officers should make optimum use of this opportunity to work on their investigation skills and update them.”

He expressed that this training programme would help in a big way in improving the quality of investigation and improving conviction rates.

The Additional Director General of Police Jammu Zone, Mukesh Singh in his address emphasized upon the importance of site inspection, minute details on the place of occurrence and quoted an instance of recovery of tunnels in the border areas of Kathua district where vital details viz; seizure of sand bags carrying detail were not seized, scrutinized leading to missing of vital evidence.

He threw light as to how speedy and result oriented investigation is conducted in a holistic manner. He said that this programme would help in improving our investigation proficiency.

Singh thanked the officers from NIA who would be imparting the capacity building training to J&K Police IOs being conducted in person.

He stressed upon the officers to make full use of this opportunity so that the purpose of conducting the programme is achieved. SP NIA Vishal Garg gave a brief introduction of NIA and its working and also highlighted some key points which would be focused during the three day programme. Deputy legal advisor, Anand Maan also spoke in the inaugural function and highlighted the need of such programmes. (UNI)



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