Will respond to any ‘misadventure’ from across LoC: IGP
Srinagar, Mar 3: Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar (IPS) on Tuesday said that army and police are ready to deal with any “misadventure” from across the Line of Control (LoC).
IGP in his maiden
visit to north Kashmir’s frontier district said, “The infiltration attempts are
expected to happen when snow melts, but we are ready for foiling any such bids
of militants along the LoC.”
Army and police
are ready to respond, he added.
Kumar said there
has been a sharp decline in violence-related incidents and militant recruitment
process in Valley.
He appealed youth
to avoid drugs which he said takes them towards self-destruction. He stressed
on the need of awareness programmes and counselling the youth regarding the
health hazards of substance abuse.
“Youth need to
refrain from misusing social media and should focus on studies and sports,” IGP
Earlier, the IGP
reviewed the security scenario and interact with civil society members and
visit, the IGP interacted with the Police, CAPF officers and discussed
different security measures taken for the maintenance of law and order in their
He stressed for
enhanced coordination between different security agencies for maintaining law
and order. He also appreciated the
Police and security personnel for handling the situations in a professional
Shriram Ambarkar-IPS, CAPF officers and other senior police officers were also
present on the occasion. (GNS)