Home Secy Chairs Meeting Of Top Police Brass In Srinagar

Director IB, ACS Goyal; DGP Dilbag Singh Attend Meeting At Police Hqs

Srinagar- With the prestigious G-20 meeting round the corner, the Union Home Secretary, Ajay Kumar Bhalla on Wednesday chaired a meeting of top brass of Jammu and Kashmir police (JKP) here.

Flanked by Director Intelligence Bureau (IB), Tapan Kumar Deka, the Union Home Secretary chaired the meeting at the Police Headquarters Srinagar, a police spokesperson said.

The meeting, among others, was attended by Additional Chief Secretary J&K, R. K. Goyal, DGP Dilbag Singh, Special DG CID R. R. Swain, ADGP Jammu, Mukesh Singh, ADGP Headquarters PHQ, M. K. Sinha, IGP Traffic J&K, Vikramjeet Singh and Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Vijay Kumar Bidhuri.

DGP and other officers, the spokesperson said, briefed the Union Home Secretary regarding the working of Jammu and Kashmir Police and measures taken for maintaining peace in the Union Territory

“On the occasion, DGP on behalf of all ranks of J&K Police presented mementos to the Union Home Secretary & DIB as a token of love & respect,” he said.

Earlier, the Union Home Secretary was received by DGP and his team of officers on his arrival at PHQ.

Bhalla’s visit to the police headquarters comes a day after he chaired a security review meeting at SKICC.

Besides reviewing the preparedness for the upcoming G20 working group meeting scheduled from May 22 to 24, he also reviewed the overall security situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of Rajouri and Poonch attacks.

Stringent Action Taken Against Anti-Nationals: DGP

The Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said on Wednesday that police and the central forces were working hard to maintain prevailing peace in Jammu and Kashmir despite Pakistan’s attempt to push militants into the Union Territory to disturb peace.

Speaking to journalists during his visit to Ramban district on Wednesday, Singh said various conspiracies of Pakistan to supply arms, ammunition and drugs through drones have been detected and exposed by Jammu Police along with security forces.

Besides, he said, stringent actions were taken against the people involved in the anti-national activities. He also said that operations were being carried out in both regions of Jammu and Kashmir regularly to foil all “evil attempts of terror groups”, who are pushed by Pakistan to disrupt the peace and order in Jammu and Kashmir.

Earlier, the DGP inaugurated transit accommodation at Kowbag and newly constructed JIC at Ramban besides reviewing the security scenario of the district with jurisdictional officers, a police spokesperson said. Singh, he said, also held a Joint security review meeting with Army officers at sector 11 Headquarters Chanderkot.

Chairing officers meeting at the transit camp, the spokesperson said, the DGP emphasized that local & highway security grids need to be kept fully geared up at all levels and joint efforts of all security forces must continue to ensure that elements inimical to peace are not given any space to disturb peace.

Singh, he said, also stressed on enhancing the functioning of model nakas on the National Highway and directed to ensure that these model nakas are functional round the clock.

“He said that the working with devotion and dedication in the right direction has to continue for the peace and stability of the Union Territory. He directed for keeping a strict vigil on attempts of transportation of drugs through National Highway,” the spokesperson said.

The DGP, he said, also emphasised upon the officers to make adequate use of modern security gadgets including CCTVs and drones to further augment the security of the district. Besides, the DGP directed for ensuring smooth traffic management on National Highway.

Later, DGP visited Sector 11 Army headquarters Chanderkot where he chaired a joint security meeting with the Army & Police officers.

“During the meeting the overall security and security measures in the DKR range and along the strategic highways was discussed,” the spokesperson added

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