Stressing people-friendly policing, DGP says, Police, SF and Public jointly can defeat enemies of peace
Visits Kulgam, reviews security scenario in district
Srinagar: Director General of Police, Jammu and Kashmir, R R Swain today asked Police and other security agencies to evolve more effective mechanism and ensure public safety while dealing with the elements inimical to peace.
He made these remarks during his visit to District Kulgam where he chaired chairing a joint security review meeting of high-ranking officers of Police, Army and CRPF.
The meeting was held to review the security setup of the district with an aim to discuss the measures to bring and retain peace and to eliminate the militancy from its roots, a police spokesman said in a statement issued here.
DGP was accompanied by ADGP Law & Order J&K Vijay Kumar and IGP Kashmir Zone V K Birdi.
The spokesman said that besides the accompanying officers, the meeting was attended by ADG CRPF Nalin Prabhat, GoC Victor Force Major General Balbir Singh, IG Kashmir Ops CRPF Gyanendra Kumar Verma, DIG SKR Rayees Mohammad Bhat, Sector Commander 01 RR Brig P S Chauhan, Sector Commander 02 RR Anirudh K Chauhan, DIG CRPF Kulvinder Singh Deswal, SSP Kulgam Sahil Sarangal, COs of Army, CRPF and gazetted jurisdictional officers.
The spokesman said that while addressing the officers, DGP stressed upon maintaining the peaceful, secured environment by people-friendly policing. Highlighting the importance of people’s role in prevailing scenario, the DGP stressed upon the officers to evolve more effective mechanisms and ensure public safety while dealing with the elements inimical to peace. He has also stressed upon strengthening the mechanism of sharing intelligence inputs among the stakeholders at different levels
“Masters of terror across the border and their puppets in J&K are desperate to disturb the prevailing peace in Jammu and Kashmir. Cowardly attacks on innocent civilians and forces exhibit the frustration of terror handlers to disrupt the peace and order in J&K,” Swain said, directing the officers that the action against terrorists and their sympathisers must continue and all the suspicious elements be kept under proper surveillance so as to thwart their ill designs aimed at disrupting the peaceful atmosphere.
The DGP directed the officers to strengthen and augment the security grids in their respective areas for the safety and security of the people in general, and vulnerable sections in particular. He said that the role and cooperation of the people in the prevailing peaceful scenario is highly commendable. The DGP said that Police, security forces, sister agencies and the general public have to work together to defeat saboteurs and enemies of peace. He stressed upon the importance of maintaining close synergy between police and other forces to ensure a peaceful environment.