Pulwama killing: Enhance counter-terror ops in Pulwama: ADGP
Post by Irfan Yattoo on Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Srinagar, Feb 27: Following the killing of a Kashmiri Pandit by terrorists in Achan village of Pulwama district on Sunday, Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Kashmir, Vijay Kumar Monday held a security review meeting in Pulwama and stressed to implement additional security measures in order to prevent such terror incidents.
On Monday, ADGP Kumar visited Pulwama and held a detailed security review meeting in which officers of the Police and other security forces participated.
The meeting was attended by security meeting officers including Army’s Sector Commander, DIG Police, DIG CRPF, SSP Pulwama, Army’s CO and CRPF’s Commandants and other officers.
In the meeting, ADGP Kashmir was briefed about the overall security measures put in place by the participating officers. He imparted upon them to implement additional security measures in order to prevent such terror incidents.
While instructing the officers present in the meeting, the ADGP Kashmir stressed on enhancing counter-terror operations in Pulwama District.
“Generate more humint & techint and further launch counter-terrorist operations along with security forces. Besides, the process for identifying hybrid terrorists and taking appropriate actions,” ADGP Kumar directed officers.
On Sunday, a Kashmiri Pandit, who worked as a bank guard in JK bank, was shot dead by terrorists in Achan area of Pulwama. The incident took place around 10:30 a.m. when the victim, Sanjay Sharma, son of Kashinath Sharma, was on the way to a local market to buy groceries.
LG Manoj Sinha, while condemning the “dastardly terror attack”, had said, “The administration has given a free hand to the security forces to deal with the terrorists and we will continue to combat such acts of terrorism firmly and decisively."