Srinagar- Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Kashmir, Vijay Kumar on Wednesday called for precision-based operations with special teams besides introducing innovative and handpicked mechanisms to ensure the neutralization of terrorists in the Valley.
Kumar, who was accompanied by GoC Victor Force, passed these directions while chairing security review meetings with officers of Police and Army in Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian and Budgam districts of the Valley, a police spokesperson said Wednesday.
At the onset of these meetings, he said, SSsP of these respective districts briefed the chair about the prevailing security scenario of the districts and steps being taken towards anti-terrorism preparedness & maintenance of law and order- to further ameliorate the security situation in the area.
Kumar, the spokesperson said, acknowledged the determined efforts of J&K Police and security forces in upholding law and order within these districts. He said these meetings provided a platform for an insightful assessment of the prevailing security environment, counter-insurgency operations, and the strategies in place to sustain the atmosphere of peace and tranquility.
“Special focuses were given on actual numbers of FTs, their movements patterns and gathering of Humint and launching joint operations,” he added.
According to the spokesperson, GOC Victor force directed all Sector commanders and COs to dominate the area at night and conduct operations along with JKP, besides stressing upon greater synergy amongst field officers.
“Later on all field officers shared the actual number and identification of hybrid terrorists. These meetings further accentuated the importance of fostering robust police-public relations and adopting a service-oriented approach to policing,” he said.
ADGP Kashmir, the spokesperson said, directed the officers to conduct precision based operations with special teams and introduce innovative & handpicked mechanisms to ensure the neutralization of terrorists.
He said that an adumbrated overview of the districts was taken, and specific guidelines were issued to officers to achieve targeted outcomes.
He further said that SSP Pulwama was specifically directed to identify and take strict action against Over Ground Workers (OGWs) involved in the recent recruitment of two new individuals into terror ranks in the district.
During these meetings, the spokesperson said, Kumar directed them to implement additional security measures in order to prevent terror incidents.
Besides, he said, the process for identifying hybrid terrorists and taking appropriate actions were also discussed in these meetings.
“ADGP also laid stress on strengthening the police-public relations, service-oriented policing which will help in gaining the confidence and trust of the general public,” the spokesperson added.
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