Srinagar, March 29 (GNS): Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar on Monday visited Sopore and inspected cite of incident involving killing of a Municipal Councilor and a policeman besides injuries to another councilor in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district earlier in the day.
Official said that the top police officer held meeting with Army’s sector commander, DIG CRPF and SSP Sopore.
“Local LeT militant Mudasir Pandit and one (foreign militant) are involved in attack,” the IGP told GNS. However, he said, investigation is going on. “Cordon-and-searches-operations were launched at two locations immediately,” he said.
Moreover, the IGP said that he has directed SSP Sopore to suspend 4 PSOs of PPs who were present there and didn’t retaliate appropriately.
“The main focus of meeting was today’s attack in Sopore Town and the necessary security measures to be taken to counter such attacks,” a police spokesman said in a statement later.
“While interacting with the officers, the IGP Kashmir urged upon the participating officers that it is of crucial importance to enhance security of vulnerable persons and to take all necessary measures to thwart away the nefarious designs of (militants).” (GNS)