Safety and security of people our prime concern: DGP

SRINAGAR: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Tuesday said that safety and security of people is our prime concern and directed the security of venerable places and persons be beefed up as per requirement.
He said that Pakistan is continuously looking to foment trouble in J&K by pushing militants here, “but like the past, their all evil attempts will be foiled with fortitude”.
He stated this during his visit to north Kashmir districts to review security scenario.
The DGP while addressing officers’ meetings and briefings complimented the forces for their good work and said that Jammu and Kashmir Police and all other security forces have maintained high morale during tough times because of which normalcy has returned.
“Although the militant activities have been brought down, forces have to remain on constant vigil and alert so that any evil attempt to disrupt peace is effectively foiled,” he said.
He added that work of Jammu and Kashmir Police and other security forces is being appreciated at highest levels of government and “we need to continue our peace efforts with even more dedication to ensure a peaceful and secure environment for the people of Jammu and Kashmir”.
“We need to consolidate normalcy and peace by engaging people particularly youth for achieving the goals of prosperity in Jammu and Kashmir,” he said.
Hailing the coordination among all forces, the DGP said, “Close liaison should be maintained at every level to foil any attempt by the trouble-makers looking to disrupt the peaceful atmosphere.”
The DGP exhorted upon officers that with the coordination of other units short range patrolling be explored to keep an eye on every suspected movement.
Calling for conducting joint training/mock drills for all forces at different levels, the DGP said that it will help in enhancing coordination and synergy among personnel of different units.

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