Drug abuse big challenge: DGP

Chairs review meeting, inaugurates District Police Office
Drug abuse big challenge: DGP

Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh today inaugurated District Police Office Srinagar from Sherghari complex.

The new premises will house the office of SSP Srinagar,Additional SP and Dy.SP Headquarter Srinagar.

On his arrival to the new complex the DGP was presentedguard of honour by the contingent of District Armed Reserve (DAR) Srinagar. Heinspected different sections of the office and interacted with the officialsworking there.

The multi-storey building with 1010.2 sq. meter plinth areahas been constructed with modern facilities under Police Moderation Scheme toaccommodate different police offices. Police Station Sherghari and Cyber PoliceStation are also functioning from the new complex.

The DGP J&K chaired a review meeting with senior policeofficers and jurisdictional gazetted officers. "At the very outset of themeeting, DGP was briefed about the present security scenario of the district bythe jurisdictional officers. The DGP was apprised about the present law &order situation and crime scenario in the district. Drug abuse, social crimeand militancy-related incidents were also discussed in the meeting,"police spokesperson said in a statement.

DGP while addressing the meeting, complimented the effortsof District Police Srinagar for providing better police services to the people.He said that Srinagar City being the central place of the valley and also thesummer capital is of utmost importance. "District Srinagar Police sharesaptly the responsibility of various tasks in policing as also taking care ofwelfare of the police personnel," he said. 

Speaking about drug abuse, the DGP said that "it hasbecome a big challenge for J&K Police and we have to tighten the nooseagainst the persons indulging in the trade." "Increasing trend ofdrugs have to be arrested as it is affecting the lives of people and familyenvironment," he said.  The DGPhoped that the new premises will increase the efficiency of the Srinagar policefurther.

 The DGP also releaseda handbook on Cyber Crime Awareness. The handbook has been prepared by CyberCrime Police Cell Srinagar to bring awareness among the general masses aboutthe cyber crimes and precautions to be adopted to protect themselves from theadverse impact of cyber technology.

 Earlier, SSP SrinagarDr. Haseeb Mughal thanked the DGP on behalf of the official of District PoliceSrinagar for providing better working facilities. "Briefing about thesecurity situation in the district he said that every step is being taken toensure a peaceful atmosphere," the statement said.

"Srinagar Police is doing multitasked work be it safepassage of Amarnath Yatra, the security of yatries, traffic management orhandling of social crime. Big challenge Srinagar Police is facing to curb thegrowing trend of drug abuse in the district," the SSP said. He assured theDGP on behalf of District Police that all measures will be taken to eradicatethe drug menace from the district by taking strict action against the personsindulging in this malpractice.

The meeting and inaugural function was attended by ADsGP Dr.B. Srinivas, A.K Choudhary, SJM Gillani, A.G Mir, IsGP S.S Khandare, J.PSingh,  Vijay Kumar,  Alok Kumar, Surinder Gupta, S. AhfadulMujtaba, S.P Pani, DIG CKR  V.K Birdhi,AIsGP PHQ  Mubassir Latifi,  Rajeshwar Singh, Manoj Pandit and othersenior police officers.

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