DGP Reviews Border Security Scenario In Kupwara

Calls For Strengthening Anti-Infiltration Grid To Curb Narco-Terror Challenge

Srinagar- Asserting that the drugs not only affect the consumer but the society as a whole, the Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh Thursday emphasized on adopting effective measures to put an end to the emerging challenge of narco-terrorism.

Singh made these remarks during his visit to Teetwal, Keran, Gogal Dhar forward areas in Kupwara district where he reviewed the border security scenario, a police spokesperson said Thursday. The DGP, he said, also interacted with representatives of the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) & locals and also surveyed sites for border police posts.

According to the spokesperson, the DGP complimented the commanders and troops for their professional standards, and ability to thwart threats posed by the elements across the border.

“He emphasized on adopting effective measures to put an end to the emerging challenge of narco terrorism. Possible security challenges and the counter measures were discussed during these interactions,” he said.

Singh, he said, also had public interaction meetings at Teetwal and Keran during which he appreciated the role of people in maintaining peace.

“He advised the youth to participate in nation building activities for a better tomorrow. He appealed for active support in curbing the illicit trade of drugs,” the spokesperson said.

During his interaction with PRIs and youth of the area, he said, the DGP and visiting officers assured that the grievances brought into their knowledge would be addressed.

The DGP, he said, also visited Police station Keran and reviewed the working of the Police station.

“He stressed for alertness to restrict the cross-border norco trade. He also inspected the available facilities for Jawans and officers in the police station. The DGP also had a survey of the proposed sites for border police posts at Jabri, Sadepora, Kandiyan and Jumagund,” the spokesperson said.

Singh, he said, was accompanied by ADGP Headquarters, PHQ, M.K Sinha, DC Kupwara D.S Dattatray and SSP Kupwara Yougal Manhas.

The DGP was briefed by army commanders about the prevailing security situation and counter measures adopted in these areas under their command.

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