Director General of Police (DGP) K Rajindera Kumar Wednesday said that the new recruits have been imparted special training to deal on multiple fronts—militancy, law and order and also curbing crime.
Addressing the passing out-cum attestation parade of 355 new recruits at Commando Training Centre (CTC) Lethpora, Pulwama in south Kashmir, where the new pass outs went through vigorous training for the past one year, the DGP said, "The new recruits are capable of dealing with the militancy, law and order and crime besides heading the investigations in serious cases. We deployed them in the field during the recent law and order problem for their practical training," the DGP said.
He said during the current year 18 policemen were killed while as over 4000 sustained injuries while dealing with law and order and militancy. Nestled in Vastravan Hills at Lehtopora, the CTC is one of the newly created institutions in Police organisation. "The training centre is meant for imparting training to Police commandos with new tactic, which is the prime need in view of the prevailing security scenario in the state in particular and in country in general," reads the introductory brochure of the CTC.
Speaking on the occasion, Principal CTC Mehmood Choudhary said the centre has all the facilities for specialized training. "Time is not far when CTC Lethpora will be one of the India's leading training centres," he said.