Srinagar, Aug 20: Reiterating the importance of maintaining close synergy between different security agencies, Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh on Friday stressed the need for intensifying Cordon and Search Operations (CASO) to eliminate remaining militants in south Kashmir.
Mr Singh today reviewed security situation during his visit to Kulgam, where two politicians—a BJP and a Apni Party- leaders were killed by militants during the past less than a week.
Addressing officer at Kulgam DGP stressed for intensifying CASO to eliminate remaining militants. He directed the officers to further strengthen and augment the intelligence as well as security grids in their respective areas for the safety and security of the people. The DGP said all the suspicious elements that are providing any kind of support to militant activities should be kept under radar to foil their attempts.
Stringent action should be taken against the elements found involved in anti peace activities, he directed.
During the meeting the DGP reiterated the importance of maintaining close synergy between the J&K Police and other agencies to meet the security challenges.
The DGP directed the officers to revisit the security plans of their respective jurisdictions. He directed officers to remain extra alert as militant outfits are continuously trying to foment trouble and disturb the peace. The DGP ordered a series of measures to further tighten the nose of anti- nation elements.
The DGP directed the officers to brief their respective officers and personnel on a regular basis, especially the forces guarding the vital installations and important persons.
The officers representing different forces briefed the DGP about the measures taken on different fronts with regard to safety and security of People in Jammu and Kashmir.
A police spokesman said this evening that Mr Singh chaired a security review meeting with the Army, CRPF and jurisdictional officers. During the meeting he took stock of the security situation of the district.
Senior Army, police and central paramilitary forces also attended the meeting.