DGP reviews security scenario in south Kashmir districts

Director General of Police, J&K Dilbag Singh said that greater synergy among the security agencies has helped in achieving better results.

Singh was chairing a meeting of senior officers of police of South Kashmir range at DIG office Anantnag, a police handout said.

The meeting was convened to review the security scenario and law and order situation in South Kashmir districts.

Among others the meeting was attended by Vijay Kumar IGP Kashmir, Atul Kumar Goel DIG SKR, Sandeep Choudhary SSP Anantnag and Tahir Saleem Khan SP Awantipora.

Complementing police, army and CRPF for recent successes against militants in South Kashmir, Singh said that providing secure and peaceful atmosphere to the people is “on our priority and every attempt of the anti-national elements to disrupt the peaceful atmosphere in Jammu and Kashmir would be neutralized firmly”.

He said that J&K police with other sister agencies despite facing tough challenges has “succeeded to maintain a sense of security among the minds of the people” and added that forces have to continue their joint qualitative efforts to ensure long lasting peace in J&K.

The DGP said that despite challenges, forces have ensured to avoid loss of lives and property of the common masses, while dealing different situations.

He stressed upon the officers to maintain close coordination within their ranks and strengthen relations with the people to achieve better results”.

The DGP said that “cooperation of the people with the forces has helped in maintaining peace and these relations should be strengthened at all levels to foil the ill designs of lawbreakers”. Community policing at the grass root level would enhance the police public relations, the DGP said

Singh stressed upon the officers for effective domination in respective areas to keep the activities of suspicious elements under surveillance.

He stressed for focussing on qualitative changes keeping in mind the advancements on security front. “While conducting counter insurgency operations, the security of people has to be ensured,” the DGP added.

The DGP sought reports from the district officers present in the meeting about the achievements in various fronts of professional policing.

The officers of District South Kashmir Range apprised the DGP about the security scenario, law and order, crime control, community policing and anti-militancy operation in their respective jurisdictions.