Police Chief Reviews Kashmir Security

SRINAGAR — Police have succeeded in instilling a sense of secu­rity among people and bringing peace in the state despite facing tough challenges, Kashmir Di­rector General of Police Dilbag Singh said Tuesday. The police chief made the remark after re­viewing the security situation in Srinagar and Pulwama districts.

Singh along with Kashmir IGP S P Pani visited Pulwama where he reviewed the security sce­nario of the district and met po­lice ‘jawans’ and officers, a police spokesperson said. Addressing the police personnel, the DGP stressed upon them to improve their proficiency and win more and more public confidence.

Reiterating that safety of hu­man lives and public property has remained among top priori­ties of the force, Singh said the police, despite facing tough chal­lenges, have succeeded in creat­ing a sense of security among the public. The DGP said with the active cooperation of the people, the force has succeeded in bring­ing peace and it is our endeavour to preserve it at all levels.

Singh also heard the police personnel’s grievances and as­sured them that their genu­ine problems would be looked into on priority. The DGP later chaired a security review meet­ing of the Kashmir Police Con­trol Room officers here. The meeting was attended by Addi­tional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Munir Ahmad Khan besides IGP Kashmir, range deputy inspector generals, dis­trict senior superintendents of police and SSP, PCR Kashmir, the spokesman said. He added that while reviewing the security measures, the DGP urged police officers to adopt a highly dedi­cated and professional approach in dealing with crimes and gen­erate a social impact for the bet­terment of society.

Appreciating the role of po­lice force in tackling law and order and other challenges on the ground, the DGP also com­plimented the police force for all its “good work” done in past, in­cluding the successful conduct of panchayat and urban local bod­ies elections, which has won ap­preciation for J&K Police, he said.

Reiterating the resolve of J&K police to fight against all social evils, the DGP asked the officers to act strictly against drug ped­dlers to curb the problem of drug abuse. He also insisted to have commitment of highest

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