IGP Kashmir reviews security scenario of Valley
Srinagar: Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone, Vijay Kumar-IPS, chaired a detailed security review meeting at PCR Kashmir, senior officers of Police and CAPF attended the meeting.
According to a police spokesperson, the meeting was attended by IG CRPF Srinagar Charu Sinha-IPS, IG CRPF Kashmir Ops Sector Deepak Ratan-IPS, DIG CKR, DIG BSF, DIG CRPF South Srinagar, DIG CRPF North Srinagar, DIG SSB Special Ops, SSP Srinagar and the meeting was virtually attended by DIG SKR, DIG NKR, DIGs CRPF Awantipora, Anantnag, Baramulla and all District SSsP of Kashmir Zone.
“At the onset of the meeting, IGP Kashmir was briefed by the Officers about various security measures adopted by them for ensuring peaceful atmosphere and stability in the valley. They also presented an overview of the steps initiated by them to counter the challenges faced at the ground level. IGP Kashmir was also briefed about the security measures put in place for the summer season especially in view of expected huge rush of tourists in Kashmir valley,” the spokesperson said
“While interacting with the officers, IGP Kashmir discussed the initiatives taken for the maintenance of law and order besides anti-terrorist operations in the valley. He further stressed on the officers to ensure better synergy and coordination among different security agencies at the ground level,” he said.
“He urged upon the officers to strengthen the general security grid and ensure peace in the Valley. IGP Kashmir also appreciated the officers of Police & Security Forces for their commitment towards their duties and contribution in maintenance of law and order and in conducting successful anti-terror operations with no collateral damage. He emphasized upon them that such efforts and coordination should continue to ensure a peaceful atmosphere in the Valley,” the spokesperson said.
“While discussing challenges with regard to security in view of the tourist season, the IGP enjoined upon the officers to handle the situations with utmost care so that anti-national and anti-social elements do not get any chance to vitiate the prevailing peaceful atmosphere,” he said.
“IGP Kashmir further said that persons involved in disturbing the peaceful atmosphere should be dealt strictly under law. He said that stringent action shall be taken against such elements including trouble makers and rumour mongers. He has also instructed all Districts SSsP to enhance anti terrorist operations in their respective areas and also take all proactive steps to encourage surrendering of local terrorists,” he added.