DGP stresses on stringent action against narco-trade.


Dilbag Singh the Director General of Police on Tuesday visited Reasi district where he chaired officers meeting to review the crime and security scenario.

DGP sought the reports from concerned jurisdictional officers who briefed him about various measures taken with regard to the security as also for crime control.

The DGP while addressing the meeting said that Reasi district is a sensitive place and directed the officers to be prompt and alert on all fronts particularly with regard to Narco-militancy and new trends of “radicalization”. Stressing for more contributions on Nasha Mukht Abhiyan launched by the Central Government, the DGP directed for taking stringent action against the people found involved in narco-trade. He emphasized on organizing awareness programmes as well. He directed for taking necessary steps for disposal of crime cases on merit. The DGP stressed for community policing and added that the cooperation of people is must for maintaining peace in the area.

Speaking to the media persons the DGP said that though the area of district Reasi is militancy free for a long time now yet few cases came to fore where conspiracies were hatched to revive the militancy in some parts of the Jammu region. He said that J&K Police and other security forces are alert and “we were successful in foiling all such attempts of (militants) timely.”

“A most wanted (militant) and his network, working on the directions of across the border was busted and those involved in different (militant) activities were not only arrested but strict action against them was taken under the law,” DGP said in a statement to GNS.

Jammu and Kashmir Police, he said, has contributed greatly in the fight against militancy and in the process a number of officers, jawans including SPOs have sacrificed their lives for the nation and people of J&K. With regard to the Police Martyr Memorial Wall constructed at DPO Reasi, the DGP said that it is J&K Police’s endeavour to remember JKP martyrs, adding that Police Martyr Memorials are being constructed at different places across UT. A number of schools, roads and different places have been named after the martyrs by the UT Government recently, he added.

The DGP said that Pakistan is continuously making conspiracies to create trouble however, “we are fully prepared and vigilant to thwart any attempt”. He said that the peace and order which has been established in Jammu and Kashmir will be further strengthened and stabilized with the continuous support & cooperation of the people. He said that attempts were made to infiltrate militants and smuggle arms and ammunition from across the border. However, he said, most of such attempts were foiled. “Those who managed to sneak were tracked down”, he added.

Referring to the bus incident in Katra the DGP said that investigation into the matter is on full swing and collected facts will be presented in the court. “All involved in the narcotic trade will be booked under PSA,the DGP said adding that it is our collective responsibility to protect our young generation from the menace.

Later in afternoon the DGP along with ADGP Jammu, DIG UR range, DC Riasi and SSP Reasi visited Gulabgarh where he besides addressing the Jurisdictional officers & Jawans/SPOs interacted with the local populace.


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