Chairs Security Review Meeting In Kishtwar; ‘Stone Pelting Almost Ended In Kashmir’
Srinagar, Aug 2: Director General of Police, J&K Dilbag Singh on Monday reviewed the security situation in Kishtwar.
He also visited Delta Force Headquarters at Dharmund and held meeting with the GOC there, the police said in a statement to GNS.
The DGP J&K who was on a day long visit to Kishtwar chaired an officers’ meeting to review the security, law and order and crime in the district.
Udayabhaskar Billa, DIG of Police, DKR Range, Brig. Pranab Misra of Delta Force, Shri Ashok Kumar Sharma, DC Kishtwar, Col. Sheshpal Singh, CO Army 11 RR, Rahul Kumar, CO CISF 7th Reserve, Lt. Col. Anaya Chiplunker, CO 17 RR, Lt. Col. Joseph Christy Tarfil J, CO Designate, 26 RR, Vinod Rawat, 2 I/C, CRPF 52 Bn., Abdul Qayoom, Addl. SP Doda and other jurisdictional officers attended the meeting.
The DGP directed the officers to intensify the war against drug peddlers and root out the nuisance from the society, saying that it is the matter of concern as youth are getting involved in the menace.
He stressed upon officers to take all the necessary and required measures to check drug abuse in society and called for stern action against those involved in drug trafficking, according to the statement to GNS.
The DGP directed the officers to strengthen the anti-militancy measures to finish the militancy and curb activities of militants.He stressed for enhanced cooperation between police and other security forces on ground to foil the ill intentions of militants and their masters.
The DGP directed for setting up the surveillance teams equipped with latest technology to monitor and smash the supply of money and arms to the militant groups, the statement said.
He emphasized to adopt the latest techniques and standard practices to expedite the probe into militancy-related cases. He impressed upon the officers to ensure the expeditious disposal of all pending militancy cases and directed them to conduct investigations efficiently so that culprits do not go scot-free.
Stressing for increased patrolling, the DGP said all the suspicious elements should be kept under check to foil their evil attempts. He directed the officers to keep CCTV network up to date, underlining that it is a very useful tool to monitor the crimes. He also emphasized upon the officers to involve the religious leaders in community policing. He later inaugurated COVID care facility at DPL Kishtwar.
On this occasion the officers briefed the DGP J&K regarding the overall security scenario of the Kishtwar District.
Saying that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfits are behind the dropping of arms, IEDs and narcotics by drones in Jammu and Kashmir, DGP said counter measures are in place and these would be further strengthened to defeat any conspiracy against peace.
“He said that stone pelting in Kashmir has almost ended and this was not only by the efforts of law enforcement agencies but largely because the youth of Kashmir have understood the evil intentions behind it,” he said.
The DGP later in the afternoon visited Delta Force Headquarters at Dharmund where he was received by General officers Commanding, Major General G.S Jamwal, the statement said further. The officers discussed the security scenario of the area and highway security measures.
The GOC briefed the DGP regarding the functions of the counter militancy grid in Doda, Kishtwar and in Ramban areas. DIG DKR was also present during the meeting, the statement added.