The Director General of Police, J&K Shri Dilbag Singh today visited Poonch, frontier District of Jammu Zone where he inaugurated newly constructed Police Station and Subordinate Lower Quarters at Loran.
He later presided over a Darbar of Jawans and officers at DPL Poonch and also reviewed the security scenario of the District in officers meeting besides interacting with public representatives.
Accompanied by ADGP Jammu Zone, Shri Mukesh Singh and ADGP (Hqrs) PHQ, Shri M.K Sinha, the DGP was received by DIG Rajouri-Poonch Range, Dr. Mohammad Haseeb Mughal, SSP Poonch Shri Rohit Baskotra, and other senior officers. The DGP first inaugurated the newly constructed Police station at Loran and interacted with the Police personnel and locals there.
The DGP while addressing the Police Darbar said that district Poonch is by and large militancy free for that he congratulated personnel of Police, other Security forces and people of the area for their joint efforts. He said that Pakistan and its agencies are making continuous attempts to revive the terror structure here and want to keep anti-national activities alive in any form.
He said that some people in the past have managed to cross the border and are in touch with their associates to revive the terror structure here adding that we have to make sure that no space is allowed to anyone linked with terror.
The DGP said that J&K Police alongwith other security forces have been working in a mission mode to ensure terror-free J&K. He stressed for utilizing the technical as well as human resources in tracking the terrorists who managed to infiltrate. He also directed for monitoring and keeping vigilance on terror support system to demolish the ecosystem.
He said that a number of terror funding cases have been busted in the recent past yet there are reports of some elements attempting to generate funds for terror activities which he said are on constant radar.
He said that Pak and its agencies are supplying drugs with criminal intention to harm our young generation and to generate funds for terror activities. He stressed for stringent action against the elements found involved in drug trade as the menace not only harms the individual but society as a whole.
The DGP also warned of stringent action against any officer or official found involved or helping drug trade, if any. With regard to the welfare measures, Shri Singh said that welfare of Jawans and officers has always been the priority of PHQ and said that every possible help and assistance is being provided to our Jawans and officers including SPOs and NOKs of martyrs as and when required.
He issued directions for redressing some grievances highlighted during the Darbar.The DGP while chairing the officers meeting, directed for maintaining synergy to uproot the terrorism, terrorist networks and narco-terrorism.
He said that twin border districts of Rajouri and Poonch have been witnessing terrorist infiltration bids backed by the Pakistani authorities and added that due to synergy and close liaison between the Jammu and Kashmir Police, Army and other security forces many of such acts were thwarted on the border and in the hinterland successfully.
He emphasized for strengthening of naka points on Mughal Road and also on national highway to keep check on transportation of drugs, weapons and other criminal activities. The DGP at the end of the meeting decorated the SP rank to the newly promoted officer Shri Sachin Gupta.DIG RP range and SSP Poonch briefed the DGP about the security situation and measures taken to keep drug trade and anti-peace activities under check.
While speaking at the interaction with public representatives, the DGP thanked the people for their participation and assured them that their highlighted grievances would be taken up with concerned authorities for redressal.
He cautioned them about the conspiracy being made from across the border to revive terror base in the district and said that like in the past, we have to work together to foil their intentions. “We have been moving forward successfully and have now reached to a final stage to realize the peaceful Jammu and Kashmir '' , he added.
He said that People in J&K have understood the designs of anti-peace elements and are not responding to any sponsored bandh call. He appreciated the people of the District for maintaining the highest level of brotherhood.
Speaking to the media, the DGP said that the locals of the area have always extended their support to forces in war against terrorism. He said that the situation across J&K is improving very fast and efforts are on to strengthen it further.
The DGP said that stone pelting, hartal call culture has completely ended and youth are taking part in constructive activities. He said that it is being ensured that people don’t face any inconvenience during their day to day activities.
With regard to the inauguration of the Police station building and lower Subordinate Quarters at Loran, he said that it is aimed to provide better working and living facilities to Jawans and officers.
ADGP Jammu Zone while speaking on the occasion said that Jammu and Kashmir Police alongwith other security forces has been working tirelessly to provide a better and secure environment to the people. He said that we have to continue our efforts with further strength to achieve the desired results.
The security review meeting besides the visiting officers was attended by DIG Rajouri Poonch, SSP Poonch, Commandant JKAP 6th Bn. Shri Suram Singh, Commandant CRPF 72 Bn Shri Ram Meena, Addl. SP Poonch Shri Mushim Ahmed, DySP DAR (Now SP) Shri Sachin Gupta and other jurisdictional officers.
The Public meeting/interaction besides the senior police officers was attended by Shri Sunil Sharma chairman Municipal Poonch, Shri Riaz Naz DDC Loran, Shri Satish Sasan Pardan Sanatan Dharam Sabha, Moulana Farooq Ahmed Misbai, Shri Rajesh Sharma BJP District President, other PRIs and a large number of locals of the area.