Police-Public cooperation must to eradicate crime: IGP
Visits Shopian, Pulwama
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Feb 21: The Inspector General of Police Kashmir zone, S M Sahai, on Tuesday said crime cannot be eradicated from the society without the help and assistance of the people.
Addressing a police-public meeting at Shopian in south Kashmir the IGP stressed on the need for more coordination between police and public. “Cordial and deeper relations between police and public are must for effective and vigorous campaign against the crime,” he said.
A police spokesman said people from all walks of life participated in the police-public meet at Shopian and representatives from the general public also spoke on the occasion. “Some people demanded eradication of drug menace from the district,” the spokesman said. “The IGP assured people that stringent action would be taken against drug peddlers.”
The IGP, according to the spokesman, later drove to Town Hall-Pulwama, to participate in a similar meet where a large number of people poured in from all parts of the district to participate.
While addressing the Public darbar, IGP asserted that Police would always be there to support and lend a helping hand in all times, which has always been the endeavor of this force.
Later, IGP Kashmir presided over a crime review meeting with Police officers of the district.
The IGP also took a round of various Police establishments in the district. In the view of the complaints about a good number of youth being involved in drug addiction, the IGP asked the people to get those effected youth admitted in the Police Drug de-addiction centre at Srinagar, for free medication and counseling.
The IGP also inaugurated Police-Public Institute Of Competitive Studies at Pulwama.
The DIG south Kashmir Range- Shafkat Ali Watali, Superintendents of Police-Shopian and Pulwama, Mumtaaz Ahmad, Amit Kumar, and senior officers from the civil and Police administration were present on the occasion.
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