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DGP reviews security arrangements for the G20 event

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Srinagar: Director General of Police Dilbag Singh Wednesday chaired a high-level joint security meeting at Police Headquarters to review the security scenario of Kashmir Zone followed by a review meeting with regard to deployment and security measures for the forthcoming G20 event, police spokesman informed.

Stressing for further strengthening the coordination among all the forces, DGP said that a close liaison must be maintained at every level to foil any attempt of troublemakers and strict action to be taken against any person involved.

He directed for increased patrolling and night domination to ensure that anti-peace elements are not given any chance to create any disturbance. He stressed on maintaining alertness for which he advised placement of ‘nakas’ and joint patrolling to check the movement of anti-national elements especially on inter-district routes and in periphery, the spokesman said.

He said the DGP stressed for ensuring all the possible measures to ensure security of vital installations and protected persons. DGP advised the officers that the security plans to be reviewed in view of changing circumstances and be executed on ground efficiently to foil any nefarious design of anti national elements.

He stressed on strengthening both border and hinterland security grid and enjoined upon officers to focus on counter terrorist operations and to target the OGW network if any. He also stressed for strengthening measures for intelligence collection especially at ground level and its sharing among the forces.

While reviewing the arrangements and deployment plans for the forthcoming G20 event, DGP discussed in detail all the arrangements to be made for smooth conduct of the event and directed officers to ensure that all the necessary arrangements are in place well in time. Emerging challenges and their counter measures were also threadbare discussed during the meeting.

Singh also emphasized on coordinated security arrangements for the event among all the forces besides with civil administration. DGP also stressed for reviewing all the arrangements jointly by all the stakeholders to ensure synergy and better coordination.


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