Calls For Plugging Gaps With Strict Security Measures
Jammu, April 8 (GNS): In the back drop of attacks on non-locals and a Kashmir Pandit in Pulwama and Shopian recent, Director General of Police J&K, Dilbag Singh, on Friday chaired a security review meeting of the officers from police and CRPF in the twin southern Kashmir districts.
He stressed upon the officers to evolve more effective mechanism and ensure public safety while dealing with the “elements inimical to peace”, a police spokesperson said here.
The DGP also stressed need for strengthening communication within the forces at different levels to augment the security grids in their respective areas, the spokesperson said in a statement to GNS.
Accompanied by Spl DG CRPF Daljit Singh Chaudhary and IGP Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar, the DGP after obtaining the assessments of 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 spokesperson said, adding, “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. The DGP said that the role and cooperation of people in the prevailing peace scenario was 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 (militant) 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,” the spokesperson said, adding, “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 militants and their associates under check, the spokesperson added.
The meeting at these districts were attended by Spl DG CRPF Daljit Singh Chawdhary, IGP Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar, IGP CRPF M S Bhatia, DIG SKR Abdul Jabbar, DIG CRPF Shri Pramod Kumar Mehra, SSP Shopian Amritpal Singh, SSP Pulwama Gh. Jeelani Wani, CO IRP 10th Bn Fayaz Ahmad, CO 182 Bn CRPF Deepak Dondiyal, CO 183 Bn CRPF R D Jeanyanal, CO 178 Bn CRPF Surjit Kumar, ASP Pulwama and other gazetted officers of Police and CRPF.
The district SSsP and their counterparts 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.(GNS)