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Forces’ top brass holds security review

Srinagar Sep 24: Director General of Police, J&K Dilbag Singh IPS, GOC 15 Corps Lt. Gen. A.K Bhatt accompanied by senior officers of Army, Police, CRPF visited Handwara, on Monday.

The DGP and GOC 15 Corps held a joint security review with the officers of Army, BSF, CRPF and Police in the District Police Lines, Handwara.

 

The joint meeting was attended by GOC Kilo Force Maj. Gen. D.P. Pandey, IGP (Ops) CRPF Zulfikar Hassan, IPS, IGP Kashmir Zone S.P Pani, IPS, SP Handwara Ashish Mishra, IPS and Commandants of Army and CRPF.

Addressing the officers, the DGP emphasised that the existing cooperation and synergy between different forces is to be further strengthened to combat militancy and also to ensure smooth conduct of the local governance elections.

He expressed his happiness that the synergy exhibited by the security forces at the ground level is the “best model of success for any force”.

The DGP said that “improvement in the situation has been made possible by the sacrifices and good work of all the forces”.

He said that the anti-infiltration operations on borders by the Army have proved very successful as a number of militants who were infiltrating into the State were killed. He hailed the role of the CRPF in assisting the J&K Police in maintenance of law and order.