Srinagar: Inspector General of Police Kashmir Swayam Prakash Pani Tuesday visited North Kashmir’s Baramulla and Sopore districts and interacted with officers and policemen.
A Police spokesperson said that the IGP Kashmir underlined the need for application of due procedure of law and ensure that people are taken on board in policing matters of public importance.
He asked the police officials to dedicate themselves to public service and assured them that department will take all possible steps for the welfare of policemen working in difficult circumstances.
While appreciating the efforts done by Baramulla and Sopore police to ensure peace and security of people, the IGP exhorted them to put in place mechanisms to consolidate these efforts for long-term public good, a spokesperson said.
“Peace and stability are in everybody’s interest in the society and police must work with total professional commitment to realize the goal of long-term peace in the valley. The policemen on the ground should treat juveniles with compassion and speed up steps to establish juvenile units in Police Stations. He also stressed for a juvenile police officer as per the requirement of the law in Police Stations for better handling of these cases,” spokesperson quoted IGP having said during the during the interaction.
The IGP also thanked state government and DGP J&K for fulfilling long-term demands of policemen with regard to their promotions, housing, and enhancements of ex-gratia relief.
DIG North Kashmir Range Vidhi Kumar Birdhi, SSP Baramulla Imtiyaz Hussian, SSP Sopore Harmeet Singh and other police officers of Baramulla and Sopore were present on these occasions.