POONCH Director General of Police Dilbag Singh on Monday visited Mendhar of district Poonch and called for strengthening the surveillance system at the gross root level to keep vigil on the activities of the anti-national elements.
Continuing with his series of visits to reach out to Police personnel deployed in far-flung areas, Dilbag Singh reviewed security arrangements for smooth conduct of upcoming Buddha Amarnath Ji Yatra and inaugurated SDPO office-cum residential block at Mendhar, a police spokesman said.
During the visit DGP, who was accompanied by IGP Jammu M.K. Sinha, DIG Rajouri-Poonch Shri Vivek Gupta and SSP Poonch Shri Ramesh Angral, reviewed security scenario of the border district. He interacted with the jurisdictional police officers and interacted on different issues.
For smooth conduct of upcoming Buddha Amarnath Ji Yatra, the DGP issued directions to the Police officers, according to a statement issued here.
He said that deployment of the personnel enroute Jammu-Poonch highway should be placed well in advance for the safe passage of the yatris. He also said that Control Rooms and security check points should be established at suitable places to keep a vigil on the anti social elements. The DGP stressed for enhanced synergy among the security forces for the conduct of peaceful yatra.
During his interaction with the jurisdictional officers, DGP J&K lauded the role of district police in maintaining peace and order in the area.
He said that in view of the vulnerability of the area the police have a major role to strengthen surveillance system at the gross root level and keep vigil on the activities of the anti-national elements. He said that checking cross -border -drug -smuggling is also a great responsibility of the local police for which peoples cooperation is must.