Will restore broadband Internet in phases: J&K DGP

GK File Photo
GK File Photo

Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Saturday said that the J&K administration is mulling to restore the broadband internet service in Kashmir region in a phased manner.

"Broadband internet service is very much functional in Jammuprovince and now that situation has improved in the Valley as well. We'replanning to restore this service in Kashmir region in a phased manner," the DGPtold reporters after inaugurating a women and child-friendly police stationhere.

DGP Singh, however, refused to share details about when the detained Kashmiri leaders would be released. "As of now, I don't think it is relevant to answer this question. But as and when it happens we'll share inputs with media," the DGP said.

He said, "In the past 4-5 months, J&K Police and othersecurity forces did a commendable job. Security personnel played a pivotal rolein restoring normalcy in Kashmir region."

The DGP said, "Generalpublic in Kashmir also cooperated despite seeing killings, violence at thehands of militants and facing life threats. Our police force tried its levelbest to allay the fear in the minds of people. We acted sternly against themilitants and various other modules working in Kashmir to instill a sense ofpanic among the people."

"During the process, webusted various such modules, arrested the militants and killed 19 of them,"DGP, Dilbag Singh said, adding, "And our fight against militancy will go on asour priority is to make J&K UT militancy free."On preparations along the International Borderand Line of Control the DGP said, "A tight security grid has been put in placeto check the attempts being made to send militants to this side. And this securitygrid will be strengthened further."   

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