DGP Dilbagh Singh reviews situation in Jammu division


At a joint meeting of all security agencies, he directs officers to keep special focus on measures to check narco-trafficking as it is being used to fund terror groups

By Bunty Mahajan

Jammu: Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Dilbagh Singh, on Monday convened a high level joint meeting with all the security agencies to review security situation in Jammu division and stressed upon the officers to ensure high alertness, especially in the border areas and in the hinterland to check any infiltration attempt.

The DGP also stressed on strengthening of the security grids in cities, besides asking officers to remain “extra vigilant and alert’’  to foil the evil attempts and designs of terror outfits who are continuously using drone for carrying out their disruptive activities. He stressed on strengthening of the Police Posts and Nakas in border areas.

The directions came ahead of the coming Eid festival. The UT government has announced public holiday for Eid on July 21-22.

After obtaining the district assessment of prevailing security situation and arising challenges, he also directed the officers to strengthen and augment the security grids in their respective areas for the safety and security of the people. The action against terrorists should be continued and all the suspicious elements should be kept under check so as to foil their ill designs aimed at disrupting normal lives of the people.

He stressed on the importance of maintaining close synergy between J&K Police and other security agencies to meet the security challenges. The DGP directed the officers to revisit the security plans of their districts.

While reviewing the security situation along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, the DGP directed the officers to intensify the Naka checking and plug the gaps with strict security measures so that no room is given to the enemies of peace.

He directed the officers to keep special focus on measures to check the narcotic trafficking, adding that it is being used by the inimical elements to fund terror groups in Jammu and Kashmir. He stressed upon the officers to take stringent action against the elements found involved in drug trade. The DGP also directed the officers for implementation of COVID SoPs in letter and spirit as also COVID appropriate behavior in view of the upcoming EID festival.

ADGP Jammu, Mukesh Singh, IG CRPF Jammu, Padamakar, IG BSF Jammu, N.S Jamwal, BGS 16 Corp, Arvind Chouhan, DIG, JKS Range, Atul Goel, representative of 26 infantry division Col. G.S Vijay Dalal, SSP Jammu, Chandan Kohli, attended the meeting at PHQ and  Spl. DG CID J&K, R.R Swain,  Range DIGs and district SSPs of Jammu Zone and Commandants of CAPFs/Armed Battalions attended the meeting  through video conferencing.