Srinagar, Mar 17:
Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Tuesday said Pakistan is
“continuously looking to foment trouble” in J&K by pushing militants here,
“but like the past their all evil attempts will be foiled with fortitude”.
He also said that
safety and security of people is the prime concern of J&K Police and
directed that security of venerable places and persons be beefed up as per
DGP made these
remarks while taking a review of security scenario and preparedness on law and
order situation in north Kashmir.
On the second day
of his visit to Kashmir Valley, the DGP, accompanied by IGP Kashmir Vijay
Kumar, today visited Kupwara, Handwara and Baramulla, frontier districts of
north Kashmir and took a review of security scenario and preparedness on law
and order situation in border area and in the hinterland of these districts, a
police spokesperson said in a statement.
addressing the officers’ meetings and briefings complimented the forces for
their good work and said that Jammu and Kashmir Police and all other security
forces have maintained high morale during tough times because of which normalcy
militant activities have been brought down, forces have to remain on constant
vigil and alert so that any evil attempt to disrupt peace is effectively
foiled,” he said, adding, “The brave Jawans and officers of police and other forces
working in J&K as a team have faced come up to the expectations of the
“The work of
Jammu and Kashmir Police and other security forces is being appreciated at the
“highest levels of government and we need to continue our peace efforts with even
more dedication to ensure a peaceful and secure environment for the people of
Jammu and Kashmir,” he said, adding, “We need to consolidate normalcy and peace
by engaging people particularly youth for achieving the goals of prosperity in
Jammu and Kashmir.”
According to the
spokesperson, DGP first visited Kupwara where he was received by SSP Kupwara
Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar and other officers. DC Kupwara Anshul Garg, SSP Kupwara
and other jurisdictional officers apprised the DGP about the overall security
situation and measures taken to maintain peace and order in the district.
In the afternoon,
DGP visited 15RR Headquarters at Vilgam Handwara where he was received by
officiating commandant Lt. CoL Amit Rawat and SP Handwara G.V. Sundeep
Chakravarthy who briefed the DGP regarding the security scenario in Handwara.
DGP later visited
19th Div. Baramulla where he interacted with the officers of Police, Army, CRPF
and BSF. GOC 19th Div, Major General G.P
Singh, briefed the DGP J&K about security situation on LoC in 19th Div
Sector along the border and hinterland, the spokesperson said. On the occasion
SSP Baramulla, Abdul Qayoom, Commandant 40th BN BSF V.K Kasana, CO CRPF 53rd BN
Vijay Kumar, and Addl. SP Baramulla Mukesh Kakkar also apprised DGP about the
present security scenario of the district.
better coordination among all forces, DGP said, “Close liaison should be
maintained at every level to foil any attempt by the trouble-makers looking to
disrupt the peaceful atmosphere.” He exhorted upon officers that with the
coordination of other units short range patrolling be explored to keep an eye
on every suspected movement.
conducting joint training/mock drills for all forces at different levels, DGP
said that it will help in enhancing coordination and synergy among personnel of
different units. He took stock of preparedness on law and order front during