JAMMU: During his maiden visit to the Jammu after talking charge, Director General of Police Dilbag Singh said that the police has the twin responsibility of being custodian and well as maintainer of the peace besides premier stake holders in peace.
He said while chairing a darbar of the police personnel at Police Auditorium, Gulshan Ground, Jammu. The darbar was attended by IGP Jammu Dr. S.D Singh Jamwal, IGP Armed Danesh Rana, DIG JSK Range Bhim Sen Tuti, SSP Jammu Vivek Gupta and Commandants of armed/IR battalions, Zonal heads and SSP of different wings.
A statement said that DGP complimented the Jammu police for successful operation at Kakriyal.
“the response to the emerging situation was very quick and adequate. The different forces on ground exhibited a great spirit with the officers leading on the forefront. He said that Police has been fighting the militancy from last so many years and keeping in view our capabilities, we are near our goal of completely finishing the militancy from the State,” he said.
Sh Dilbag Singh added that a number of successful operations were conducted against the militants in last one week.
Referring to his probation period in Handwara, Kupwara the DGP said that over the years the facilities available in discharge of duties have increased manifold.
While giving the orders for speedy redressal of grievances the DGP appreciated some suggestions of the Jawans and said today they are very capable and are thinking in a positive direction for the department.
“it should be our priority to strengthen our Jawan who is the face of our force. I advised the personnel to deliver at all posts and in all circumstances,” statement reads.
Thanking the Governor Satya Pal Malik for increasing the ex-gratia relief the DGP said that they have great expectations and have projected the needs and requirements before the government.
“We are hopeful that they will also be looked into sympathetically. I assured the officers and jawans that we would work for their welfare and the decisions in this regard will be taken on appropriate forum,” statement said.
In view of the Municipal Elections, the DGP directed the officers and jawans to be fully prepared for a peaceful and smooth election. He assured that their requirements will be looked into sympathetically.
Earlier, the Dilbag Singh while presenting cash reward of Rs.1.00 lakh, thanked the people of the Kakriyal for cooperating with the police and security forces during the encounter. He assured all possible help to the family whose house got damaged in this encounter. The DGP also rewarded the officers and the Jawans who took part in this operation, statement said.