Security forces devoted to dismantle terrorism from UT: DGP Dilbagh Singh
Says Pakistan prime terrorism sponsor in JK
Bandh call culture put to end, people want peace
Post by Mohammad Illahi on Friday, September 29, 2023
Srinagar, Sep 28: Asserting upon the efforts made by security forces to uproot terrorism from J&K UT, Jammu & Kashmir Director General of Police, Dilbagh Singh on Thursday said that Pakistan is the main sponsor of terrorism in J&K while the police and other security forces are committed to dismantle terrorism from the UT.
He said that successful operations were conducted and will continue to eliminate the remnants of terrorism.
Addressing the 65 DySsP trainees at Sher-e-Kashmir Police Academy Udhampur, DGP Singh said the presence of number of active terrorists have decreased, efforts are on to finish the remaining.
The DGP was on a day-long tour to the SKPA Udhampur & Subsidiary Training Center (STC) Talwara Reasi where he interacted with trainee officers & jawans and also inaugurated new buildings in these training institutes.
He said that the security grid on the borders and within the hinterlands is alert and active to thwart nefarious designs of Pakistan backed anti national elements.
While referring to the Kokernag encounter, the DGP said that we have to work on how to respond better so that loss of security forces' lives is avoided.
Sharing his past experiences, he said as you will progress in life you will remember your previous stints, saying that all you have to do is to work with passion, dedication & professionally, adding that you have to have synergy, camaraderie with your jawans & colleagues besides the other forces.
“We have to deal with anti-national and anti-social elements strictly while taking care of the common people. In a region where terror used to prevail, JKP along with SFs ensured security and safety of common people whose support & cooperation is utmost important for the UT's peace,” he said.
DGP Singh emphasized upon trainees to develop compassion as an essential element for their personnel & for the people police serve.
“Police officers should be confident about their efforts & intentions and take decisions on ground in the interest of the administration,” he said.
Regarding the training of personnel, the DGP said that Police Headquarters is more focused on providing specialized courses on cyber-crime investigation & counter measures & tactical aspects.
The DGP said that more specialized training courses are the need of the hour for cracking the modern cyber-crimes.
He advised for learning basic investigation skills for improving conviction rate of NDPS & UAPA cases. He exhorted women officers to strive for studying cyber crime, crime against women and children. DGP emphasized upon officers to be tech savvy while exploring technologies in policing methods for solving problems.
At STC Talwara, DGP Singh addressed Darbar of Border Battalion trainees. He said that while providing training special focus has to be on the modern day challenges on borders viz narco-terrorism, infiltration, drone droppings etc.
“They should be trained how to protect the people during any emergency on borders. He said that these trainees should be exposed to the modern-day tools used to monitor the situation and other activities on borders,” he said.
Referring to the areas where there was no police presence previously, the DGP said that during the last few years we have tested ourselves to the optimum and have overcome obstacles resulting in the changed situation.
“J&K Police along with other security forces are holding ground & have control over all the areas. He said that we have ensured that rule of law is applied to stone pelters and instigators whoever they may be,” DGP Singh added.
The DGP said that with the day in and day out efforts of Jammu Kashmir Police and sacrifices of our fallen heroes, the people of Jammu and Kashmir are enjoying normal life, students are attending schools and other business activities are going on in full swing without any fear.
“The bandh call culture has ended completely. The gallant efforts of Jammu and Kashmir Police are being appreciated and acknowledged at every forum of the country adding that he feels proud leading this brave force,” DGP Singh said.
He said the people of Jammu and Kashmir want peace and they have understood the criminal folly of Pakistan which is trying to instigate the youth against their own people.
DGP Singh urged trainers to focus on the work and not to worry about people who would try to bring you down. You are now part of a force which has an unparalleled legacy of martyrdom, he said.
He was accompanied by the IGP Hqrs/CIV Police Headquarters B S Tuti & AIG Training/Policy PHQ J S Johar.
During the visit, DGP Singh inaugurated a double story Kot building at SKPA Udhampur and a Conference Hall at STC Talwara.
Officers present on these occasions were Director SKPAU Garib Dass, SSP Udhampur Dr Vinod Kumar, Deputy Directors of SKPAU Rajinder Gupta, Sheikh Zulfikar Azad & Rajesh Kumar Bali, Principal STC Talwara Jameel Ahmad, SSP Reasi Amit Gupta, SSP R C Kotwal & other staff of SKPAU & STC Talwara.