Srinagar : Director General of Police, J& K Dilbag Singh on Saturday said that the militancy is “taking its last breaths”.
“It is our collective resolve to put a complete end to terrorism in J&K,” the top police officer of J&K told reporters on the sidelines of a function on Police Commemoration Day, according to GNS.
He said that commemoration day is being observed across the country to remember and pay tribute to the police fallen heroes of the country who made supreme sacrifices of their lives for the Nation and its people. “On this day our resolve gets further strengthened to work for the country and its security,” he said.
With regard to the two separate firing incidents at borders, the DGP said that both the incidents are being investigated and details of both the incidents would be shared after the investigation is completed. He said that during over past three decades 1606 police personnel have killed.
Paying rich tributes to the martyrs of Police and other forces, the DGP said that because of the sacrifices of these brave hearts militancy has been defeated in J&K.
He said that militancy is taking its last breaths that “our collective resolve is to put a complete end to terrorism in J&K.”
He said that time has gone when on the dictation of Pak and its agencies innocent people used to get targeted in militancy. “Now our people, businessmen, tourists are feeling safer and secure.”
With regard to the narco-terrorism, the DGP said that in the last few years around 39 cases have been registered, investigation of which are being conducted in professional manner by NIA, SIU and SIA.
He informed that recently J&K Police has achieved a major success in Ramban in which around 30 kilograms of cocaine like substance was seized and links of which are connected to Kupwara, Punjab and Uthrakhand. “All the involved have been arrested and investigation is going on,” he added. Anyone found involved in narco-trade/terrorism would be dealt with strictly, he warned.
“It is our resolve to fight Pak backed narco-terrorism/trade with utmost power.” He however, sought the cooperation of people in fighting the menace which he said is the conspiracy of Pakistan to harm the youth and to generate funds for terror activities.
He said some terror camps are still active in parts of Pakistan, many infiltration attempts were made this year of which around 90 percent of attempts were foiled on the border, he said. “Majority of the infiltrators who managed to sneak here have been killed,” he said.
He said that youth of J&K have understood the conspiracies of Pakistan and its agencies and have rejected the path of destruction. “Only 10 misguided youth have joined terror groups this year as compared to 110 last year,” he informed. He appealed to the misguided youth to shun the violence and contribute for peace and development of the J&K.
Earlier, DGP while speaking on the occasion appreciated the participation of senior officers of CAPFs, Army, Jammu and Kashmir Police, officers from different agencies and different contingents of police and other forces in paying tributes to the police fallen heroes of the country. The DGP said that this day has its origin in the valour of CRPF men who while defending our borders in ladakh area while fighting the enemies in 1959 gave supreme sacrifices of their lives and since then the day is being observed every year by all police forces of the country to remember the police martyrs.
The DGP said that in recent times Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed a massive change and UT is moving on the track of peace and development. “We are collectively working for permanent peace and tranquility in J&K” he added.
The DGP paid rich tributes to this year’s fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives for the country and its people. He then read out the names of Police brave hearts of the country who sacrificed their lives on the line of duty this year. (GNS)