Police Working On Multipronged Strategy To Check Militancy

SRINAGAR — Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh, Wednesday said that the police was working on a multipronged strategy to control the militancy in Kashmir.

He said this while speaking to a group of IPS officers from Sardar Vallabhbhhai Patel National Police Academy Hyderabad who visited Police Headquarters here and interacted with the DGP and other senior police officers. The probationary officers were given “know-how about the functioning of State Police.”
Dilbagh said that Police is “doing multifarious duties to counter militancy at different fronts.” “Various militants have been killed and we have lost 1669 of our policemen. In addition to the fight, the force has been playing a key  role in counselling the misguided youth and channelizing  their energies in a positive way.”
The DGP said that despite “various odds Police has been on the fore front of tackling militancy, radicalization and law and order situations along with all other force personnel working in the State.” “The police is doing multifarious tasks which include police bandobasts, investigations and providing various services to general people.”
The DGP said that “within some years tremendous changes have taken in the Police in shape of weaponry, training skills and technology.” He said that the department “is proactive in introducing latest technology in confronting different challenges.”
ADGP Headquarters, A.G Mir, said that from last one decade State Police has “conducted a lot of activities under civic action programme including the drug de-addiction. The social media has thrown some challenges which are being taken care of by Police.”
IGP Personnel, J.P Singh, spoke about different measures taken by the Police to channelize the “energies of youth through sports activities.”
DIG Central Kashmir Range, V.K Birdhi, SSP Budgam Tajender Singh and SSP Srinagar Imtiyaz Ismail Parray also interacted with the group and gave answers to various questions of the visiting officers.
Earlier, AIG Provision and Transport, PHQ through power point presentation, gave a detailed resume of the functioning of Police. He apprised “about the topography and historical background of the State.”


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