‘Militant outfits trying to create a sense of fear’
Srinagar: J&K Director General of Police Dilbag Singh has directed the officers to evolve more effective mechanisms and deal firmly with perpetrators of violence.
DGP said this while chairing meetings of senior officers of Police and CRPF of district Pulwama and Shopian to review the security scenario of these south Kashmir districts, a police spokesman said.
The two districts have seen a series of targeted attacks on non local workers and a Kashmiri Pandit.
The district police heads apprised the DGP regarding the security situation and measures put in place for the safety and security of the people in the areas under their command.
The DGP after obtaining the assessments of the prevailing security situation and arising challenges, said that “masters of militancy across the border and their puppets in J&K are desperate to disturb the prevailing peace in Jammu and Kashmir.”
He said cowardly attacks on innocent civilians and forces shows the frustration of militant handlers to disrupt the peace and order in J&K.
The DGP directed the officers that the action against militants and their helpers must continue and all the suspicious elements be kept under check so as to foil their ill designs aimed at disrupting normal lives of the people.
The DGP directed the officers to strengthen and augment the security grids in their respective areas for the safety and security of the people.
He said that the role and cooperation of people in the prevailing peace scenario is highly commendable and stressed upon officers to evolve more effective mechanisms to ensure public safety while dealing with the elements inimical to peace and perpetrators of terror violence.
The DGP said that Police, security forces and people have to work together to defeat saboteurs and enemies of peace. He stressed on the importance of maintaining close synergy between the forces to meet the security challenges.
The DGP stressed upon the officers to ensure high alertness and preparedness to thwart the mischievous attempts of anti national elements.
He said that militant outfits are attempting to create a sense of fear and terror among the general public and stressed upon the officers to remain extra vigilant and alert so that their evil attempts are foiled.
He also stressed on strengthening of Naka check points and plugging the gaps with strict security measures so that no room is available to the enemies of peace. He stressed for night patrolling of sensitive areas to keep the terrorists and their associates under check .
During the meetings, DGP stressed for strengthening communication within the forces at different levels to augment the security grids in their respective areas.
The DGP was accompanied by special DG CRPF Daljit Singh Chaudhary and IGP Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar.