Jammu- The Director General of Police, R R Swain on Monday directed police officers to continue action against terrorists and their sympathisers besides keeping suspicious elements under proper surveillance to thwart their ill designs aimed at disrupting the peaceful atmosphere.
Swain made these remarks while chairing a joint security review meeting of high ranking officers of Police, Army and CRPF at Kulgam on Monday. He asked the officers to evolve a more effective mechanism and ensure public safety while dealing with the elements inimical to peace.
The meeting, according to a police spokesperson, was held to review the security setup of the district with an aim to discuss the measures to bring and retain peace and to eliminate the militancy from its roots.
Addressing the officers, Swain stressed upon maintaining the peaceful, secured environment by people friendly policing. He also highlighted the importance of people’s role in prevailing scenarios, and stressed upon the officers to evolve more effective mechanisms and ensure public safety while dealing with the elements inimical to peace.
The DGP also stressed upon strengthening the mechanism of sharing intelligence inputs among the stakeholders at different levels
“The DGP J&K said that masters of terror across the border and their puppets in J&K are desperate to disturb the prevailing peace in Jammu and Kashmir. He said cowardly attacks on innocent civilians and forces exhibit the frustration of terror handlers to disrupt the peace and order in J&K,” the spokesperson said.
“The DGP directed the officers that the action against terrorists and their sympathisers must continue and all the suspicious elements be kept under proper surveillance so as to thwart their ill designs aimed at disrupting the peaceful atmosphere,” he added.
Swain, the spokesperson said, directed the officers to strengthen and augment the security grids in their respective areas for the safety and security of the people in general, and vulnerable sections in particular.
Terming the role and cooperation of the people in the prevailing peaceful scenario is highly commendable, the DGP said that Police and other sister agencies and the general public have to work together to defeat saboteurs and enemies of peace.
“He stressed upon the importance of maintaining close synergy between police and other forces to ensure a peaceful environment,” the spokesperson added.
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