Stresses on devising new strategies to tackle the residual militancy; directs officers to chase terrorists wherever they are
BARAMULLA , 22 ,NOVEMBER:
The Director General of Police J&K Shri Dilbag Singh visited North Kashmir’s Baramulla District where he inaugurated multiple facilities for officers & jawans of the district today. He unveiled a bust of martyr Ct Mudasir Ahmad at Bindaas Chowk Baramulla.The chowk has been named after the martyr. The DGP also chaired a joint security review meeting at District Police Lines, Baramulla.
Accompanied by the ADGP Kashmir Zone Shri Vijay Kumar the DGP first visited Mirgund, Pattan where he was received by the SSP Baramulla Sh Rayees Mohammad Bhat ,SDM Syed Faheem and other civil and police gazetted officers.
At Mirgund, the DGP inaugurated the Barack,office cum residence of DO Mirgund. He inspected the facilities and interacted with the officers and Jawans posted there. He also reviewed crime records of the Police Post.
The DGP then proceeded to Baramulla where he inaugurated multiple facilities.He inaugurated upgraded model Naka at Khanpora bridge. He inspected the facilities at Naka and interacted with the Police CRPF jawans. At Baramulla the DGP unveiled the bust and Bindaas Chowk built in memory of Martyr Ct Mudasir Ahmad Sheikh who attained martyrdom in a fierce gunfight while neutralising three foreign terrorists at Najibhat Kreeri on 25th May 2022.
Then the DGP inaugurated multiple facilities for officers and jawans at District Police Lines Baramulla that included JIC Baramulla, Open Air Gym, renovated recreation hall, and dinning hall.
The DGP also inspected the canteen and other construction work at DPL.
He also had lunch with the jawans.
At DPL ,DIG, CRPF NKoR Sh Sanjay Yadav,DC Baramulla Syed Sherish Asgar received the DGP.
After inaugurating the renovated JIC the DGP interacted with officers and jawans. He inspected the records at JIC and gave directions with regard to building the records using modern techniques. He told the young officers to work for eradicating the residual militancy. He directed for enhanced Police presence at the shadow places.
SSP Baramulla briefed the DGP about work done and in progress in the district.
The DGP J&K then chaired a joint security review at DPL.
The meeting was attended by ADGP Kashmir, DIG CRPF, NKoR Shri Sanjay Yadav, SSP Baramulla Shri Rayees Mohammad Bhat, SSP Handwara Ms.Sheema Nabi Qasba, SSP Bandipora Shri Mohd Zaid, SSP Kulwara Shri Yougal Manhas, SSP Sopore Shri Shabir Nawab, CO 53 Bn. CRPF Shri Megh Raj, Dy COs of different CRPF Bns. and all DySPs of Baramulla.
Chairing the joint officers meeting at DPL, the DGP directed the officers to take stringent action against terrorists and their sympathizers. He said that terrorists are desperate and are attempting to disturb the peace. He stressed for devising new strategies to tackle the residual militancy and directed them to chase terrorists wherever they are. He advised officers to take care of boundaries between different districts. He directed officers to make small teams and set targets for them. He said that security gaps have to be plugged for which interaction and review meetings between forces should be conducted on a regular basis.
With regard to the UAPA & NDPS cases, the DGP said that these cases are on our top priority and directed to do best investigations to get conviction rate increased. He said that directions given with regard to disposal of cases be met professionally and on time. He said that the people of J&K have given full support and cooperation in maintaining peace. He said that those involved in anti national activities must be dealt with by stringent action against them.
Earlier,DGP J&K addressed a joint darbar of Police and SSB 2nd Bn. at Bab Teing Pattan.In his address the DGP said that SSB is a relative new force in the UT as compared to other CAPFs.He complimented the SSB for the performance shown in such a short period. He said that working with the SSB during the last few years has been a great experience adding that the force is full of young and energetic officers and jawans. He hoped that the synergy between SSB,JKP and other security forces will continue to work for the peace. He directed the officers of both forces to conduct interaction programmes between the personnel of forces on regular basis adding that will augment the working together. CO SSB 2nd Bn. Shri Mukesh Kumar welcomed the DGP and expressed his gratitude to DGP for the darbar.
On the occasion the DGP gave a patient listening to the grievances of Police & SSB officers and Jawans. He gave on spot direction for the redressal of some grievances and said that the department is taking all initiative for the welfare of its jawans.
Speaking to the media at different places the DGP said that Jammu and Kashmir Police is dedicated for the services of the people and for the welfare of personnel Police Headquarters has always taken initiatives to improve the work and living places for the force which in turn helps them to do their work more professionally for the betterment of the society at large. He said that such infrastructural development is must as the number of the force is growing. He congratulated SSP Baramulla and his team for the work done. Referring to the drug menace and terrorism, the DGP said that by promoting drug trade and terrorism Pakistan is using the money raised through drugs to support terrorism. He said that J&K Police and other security forces are alert to thwart all such attempts of this illegal trade from across the border adding that various consignments of drugs have been caught and forces are working very strenuously to stop this menace from spreading in the UT. He said that various cases have been registered under NDPS Act and are being seriously investigated. We are working hard to demolish the whole network of drug trade whether it’s connected with the terrorism or to disturb future of our youth, the DGP said.
Referring to the threat to the journalists, the DGP said that the threat is an outcome of frustration of those who are not happy with the prevailing peace atmosphere in the UT.
He said the media has a role to play adding that they need not to worry as the Police has already lodged a case and is investigating it and strict action will be taken against those issuing threats.
The anti national elements and their sponsors & supporters across the border are not digesting the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir. He said that people of J&K are living happily, they are doing their routine work without any fear, there is no stone pelting, and the youth is not involved in any unlawful activity, they are making their careers adding that all these good things happening here are disturbing ANEs who are hellbent to foment trouble. He said Police is investigating the threat and hoped that the people of JK will again support to foil all such attempts. He said that J&K Police & security forces have faced many challenges in the past and this time again such challenges will be faced with fortitude. He said that prevailing peace will be further strengthened with people’s support.
He said the challenges with regard to security of all districts and situation at the Line of Control are being reviewed from time to time. He lauded the role of civil administration with whose support the statue of Police martyr Ct Mudasir Ahmad was unveiled today. He said that the number of active militants has been brought to just two digits. “Anti-militancy operations are going on and very soon remaining militants will be eliminated as well”, the DGP said. The DGP said that hybrid militancy has been a challenge as the handlers across the border have been luring the young boys, giving them weapons and targets. He said during the current year many such modules of hybrid terrorism were busted and action were taken against those involved.