Police issues advisory ahead of R-Day
Srinagar, Jan 18: Fearing attacks during the forthcoming Republic Day, police has issued an advisory to its officers, asking them to remain vigilant round-the-clock, and seeking cooperation of the general public during frisking at several new check-points that have been set up here.
In the present security situation in the state, some nakas and frisking points have been established in the city as well as rural areas for the security and safety of the people, advisory issued by the Inspector-General of Police office here said.
"People are requested to cooperate with police at naka and frisking points. Do not feel it as harassment by police," it said.
The advisory said that from the security point-of-view, it is requested to all the school managements in the district to not allow any stranger and give necessary precautionary instructions to students.
“People are also requested to take preventive actions like not touching any abandoned object, informing police immediately on seeing any suspicious person and object or material,” the advisory said.
"If you have any information about any anti-national and anti-social elements, please contact your nearest police station or dial 100 which is available round-the-clock," the advisory said.
It asked passengers travelling in vehicles to be alert while travelling and going at crowded places like - bus stands, railway stations, shopping complexes, malls, hospitals.
The advisory said that all the station house officers and in-charge police posts have been directed to remain present in their respective jurisdictions round-the-clock.
“The in-charge border police posts have been directed to keep a vigil on infiltration routes used by anti-national elements in the past,” it said.
“Village defence committee members, numberdars and chowkidars are directed to cooperate with police while performing their duties for safety and security, especially in view of the forthcoming Republic Day,” the advisory said.