Maintaining close watch on inimical elements vital: Bhatnagar
Security men need to be more vigilant, cautious: Dilbagh
Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to Lt. Governor J&K and Director General of Police, J&K Dilbag Singh Thursday visited South Kashmir’s Anantnag district and jointly reviewed the security scenario of south Kashmir at an officers meeting in DPO Anantnag.
Accompanied by IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar, the Advisor and DGP were presented Guard of Honour on their arrival at District Police Lines Anantnag. The meeting was attended by DIG South Kashmir, Atul Goel, SSP Anantnag Sandeep Choudhary, SSP Awantipora Tahir Saleem Khan, SSP Pulwama Ashish Kumar Mishra, SSP Kulgam Gurinderpal Singh, SSP Shopian Amritpal Singh, Commandants of CRPF posted in South Kashmir and all the SDPOs of district Anantnag.
Bhatnagar reiterated the vital importance of maintaining a close watch on the inimical elements.
He stressed the need to maintain real-time coordination between different security agencies and appreciated J&K Police and other forces in maintaining peace and stability in South Kashmir.
The advisor asked the officers to enhance their investigation skills on modern lines and also laid stress on the preventive measures to minimize the crime rate.
The DGP complimented Police personnel, forces and intelligence agencies for achieving highest degree of synergy and coordination and efficiently handling internal security situation in South Kashmir.
He said there is a need to be more vigilant and cautious in view of the possibility of militants attempting to disrupt existing peace in J&K. “The continuous attempts are being made by elements across the border to create trouble here.”
The DGP said J&K Police along with other forces have been achieving good results in recent times. “We need to continue our good work with enhanced coordination to defeat the ill designs of the elements bent to disrupt peace and tranquility in Jammu and Kashmir”.
He directed the officers to deal efficiently against the social crime including drug trafficking, crime against women and children and other heinous crime and keep all types of crimes under check.
The DGP said special attention should be paid to quality investigation of heinous crimes.
On the occasion, he also asked officers to remain prepared for the upcoming Amarnath yatra and directed them to submit the requirements to Police headquarters so as smooth conduct of Yatra is ensured.
District Superintendents of Police, Shopian, Pulwama, Kulgam, Awantipora and Anantnag briefed on the crime, law and order and other security scenario of the South Kashmir. They said that Police has increased the disposal rate in the crime cases and strict action against the drug peddlers and other criminals is being taken.
The jurisdictional officers of South Kashmir gave a detailed overview about the security scenario of South Kashmir, enunciating the security measures initiated for ensuring peace and tranquility in South Kashmir. The officers also briefed about the various other security initiatives that have been taken up in order to strengthen the security grid.