SRINAGAR, AUGUST 21: Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh has said that effective initiatives have been taken to bring all round improvement in the law and order situation in the valley to ensure security of the people. He has said that stringent action will be taken against those disrupting the peace and creating panic among the masses.
DGP was interacting with the police officers and personnel during his day long visit to the North Kashmir districts of Baramulla, Handwara and Sopore today. He was accompanied by IGP Kashmir Shri S.P Pani.
In the morning at Baramulla the DGP attended the wreath laying ceremony of martyr SPO Bilal Ahmad Magray who was martyred during the Ganai Hamam, Baramulla encounter. Sub Inspector Shri Amardeep Singh who was leading the operation received injuries in the encounter and was shifted to Army Hospital Srinagar where he is under treatment in the hospital. The wreath laying ceremony was also attended by IGP Armed Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar, GOC 19 Division Maj. Gen. G.P Singh, Brigadier 79 Div. Sh. Girish Kalia, Brigadier 19 Artillery Shri Shridhar, DC Baramulla Shri G.N. Ittoo and other officers. DGP lauded the bravery and courage of the martyr and interacted with the family of the martyr. He assured the family that police will provide all the assistance and help to the family. He also appreciated the Police / CRPF party for their outstanding courage and performance during the encounter.
On this occasion DGP said that the coordinated Cordon and Search Operations by the police and other forces will continue to mount further pressure on terrorists. He said that achievements have been made on the anti-militancy front and these operations will continue to isolate the militants so that they do not mislead the masses.
Shri Dilbag Singh also visited Sopore and Handwara and took a round of the two districts to assess security and law & order situation. He emphasized upon the police officers to provide a helping hand to the people to ease their difficulties. He said that people’s cooperation is must for normalizing the day to day activities and Jammu and Kashmir Police has to make every effort for addressing the people’s difficulties. The DGP interacted with the SDPO’s, SHO’s and other territorial and Army & CAPF officers deployed for in counter insurgency and law and order grid and complimented the good work being done by the troops.
The DGP also visited the Army Hospital to know the welfare of the injured officer SI Amardeep Singh. He emphasized upon the doctors to provide all medical assistance to the injured officer.