DGP visits Kulgam reviews security scenario, addresses Police Darbar Terrorists involved in civilian killings identified; Providing safety and security to the people our goal: DGP

Jammu, November 20: The terrorists involved in the killings of civilians have been identified and appropriate action will be taken against them. This was stated by Director General of Police while speaking to media during his visit to South Kashmir’s Kulgam District.

DGP was on his visit to Kulgam District in south Kashmir to review security scenario of Kulgam and Anantnag Districts and also chaired Darbar of the police personnel. Accompanied by IGP Kashmir, Shri S.P Pani, the DGP J&K was received by DIG South Kashmir Shri Atul Goel and SP Kulgam Shri Gurinder Pal Singh and other officers of the district. DGP first chaired officers meeting and later on addressed a Dabrar of Jawans at District police Lines Kulgam.

DGP was briefed by the SSP Kulgam about the security scenario of the district and measures put in place to keep the peace and order maintained in the District. The review meeting was also attended by SSP Anantnag Shri Altaf Khan, CO CRPF 18 BN Shri Gourav Singh and senior officers of CRPF & ITBP.

DGP while addressing the meeting stressed for effective measures to fight the terrorism. He said that although graph of terrorist activities has come down in the recent past yet for providing peaceful environment to the people of J&K, we still need to continue our fight against terrorism with enhanced vigour to end it for all time to come in Jammu and Kashmir adding that final assault `should be strategically planned and effective. He said that adequate resources have been provided and the counter insurgency operations need to be increased.

DGP while addressing the Darbar, commended the collective efforts of Jammu and Kashmir Police and other security forces for maintaining law and order in Jammu and Kashmir. He also complimented people for cooperation in maintaining peace and order. He said that the security of the people is our greater concern and every step is being taken to ensure peaceful and trouble free environment for the people of J&K who have been victim of terrorism from last three decades. DGP stressed for strict action against elements inimical to peace and order. DGP advised the police personnel to enhance public interactions.

DGP said that because of the professionalism displayed by J&K Police force and CAPF at different fronts, people have shown great trust in them. He said a number of youth shunned the path of violence which indicates the faith of people in the forces.

He said that all officers and Jawans are doing a commendable job in the fight against terrorism and our efforts will continue with enhanced coordination among the forces so as to put an end to the terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.

DGP once again thanked the government for its generous support to the J&K Police by enhancing the honorarium of SPOs and ration money/hardship allowances for the police personnel. DGP said that more welfare measure will be taken in near future for the J&K Police personnel.

DGP while speaking to the Media said that terrorists involved in the killing of the civilians have been identified and appropriate action will be taken against them. He said the people across Jammu and Kashmir have condemned these unfortunate incidents. DGP further said that in recent past increased number of attempts were made by Pakistan to infiltrate terrorists on border and there was also surge in ceasefire violations to create trouble in Jammu and Kashmir but most of them were foiled by our strong forces on borders.