DGP visits Reasi, Gulabgarh Chairs officers meeting to review crime & security scenario Inaugurates Police Martyrs Memorial Wall;Interacts with local, police personnel Stresses on stringent action against Narco-trade


Srinagar, 20 September: Shri Dilbag Singh the Director General of Police Jammu and Kashmir today visited Reasi district where he chaired officers meeting to review the crime and security scenario,inaugurated Martyrs Memorial and interacted with locals and Police personnel. He was accompanied by the ADGP Jammu Zone Shri Mukesh Singh.

At Reasi the DGP first inaugurated a martyrs memorial wall and later chaired officers meeting. The meeting besides ADGP Jammu Zone Shri Mukesh Singh was attended by DIG Udhampur Reasi Range Shri M Suliaman Choudhary, DC Reasi Ms Babila Rakwal, SSP Reasi Shri Amit Gupta, Principal STC Talwara Shri Mohamamd Jameel, CO IRP 1st Bn Shri Shiv Deep Singh Jamwal, SP Katra Shri Amit Basin, ASP Reasi Shri Surjeet Bhagat, DyCO CRPF 6 Bn Shri Ashish Yadav, DyCO 126 Bn CRPF Shri Kailash Chander Parmola, and SDPOs.

Chairing the meeting, the DGP reviewed the security and crime scenario of the district and sought the reports from concerned jurisdictional officers. The officers briefed the DGP 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-terrorism 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 terrorists timely. A most wanted terrorist and his network, working on the directions of across the border was busted and those involved in different terror activities were not only arrested but strict action against them was taken under the law, DGP said.

The DGP said that Jammu and Kashmir Police has contributed greatly in the fight against terrorism 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 terrorists and smuggle arms and ammunition from across the border,however, 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 Hon’ble 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.

Speaking on the occasion, the DGP appreciated the officers & Jawans including SPOs for maintaining an eye on the nefarious elements that are hell bent to foment trouble in the far flung areas on the directions signaled from across the border. He also lauded the support & cooperation of people of the area. Referring to the grievances and reports submitted on the occasion by the people the DGP assured that the grievances which pertain to the Police department will be taken care of on priority and rest of them will be taken with the concerned.