Srinagar, : Director General of Police, J&K, Dilbag Singh, on Thursday said that “people believe in peace and development and that the region is closer’ to lasting peace and stability.
Speaking to the media persons on the sidelines of his visit to various areas of Kupwara, the DGP said that the anti-infiltration grid is robust and because of this five infiltrating militants were neutralised today.
He said infiltration bids keep happening from Pakistan’s side and it is being foiled by the Army, police and other agencies. The top cop said that there are number of militant training camps and launching pads active across the border. “At least 16 launching pads are located opposite this division in PaK. He said that “inimical elements” across the border are always waiting for the chance to infiltrate militants and do weapon besides narco smuggling.
He said that joint efforts of Police, Army and other agencies have successfully foiled many such attempts. “Today’s operation is also one of the joint efforts of forces to foil ill intentions of Pakistan and its agencies.”
Replying to a query the DGP said that the number of active militants in Jammu and Kashmir is very low. “People believe in peace and development and are cooperating with the administration.”
Earlier Singh visited forward areas in Keran Sector of Kupwara to assess the prevailing situation along the Line of Control (LoC). He also visited 28 Div in Kupwara where he was briefed by the officers of Army, Police regarding the “border” security scenario.
Notable successes in the battle against infiltrating militants and narco-militant smugglers were highlighted, underscoring the relentless efforts of the forces to keep the region safe, according to a police spokesperson in a statement to GNS. The discussions also encompassed coordinated actions and specific logistical requirements crucial for ongoing operations, he said.
“The DGP lauded the combined efforts of the security forces and the Jammu and Kashmir Police in their joint fight against terrorism.”
He said dedication and unity among the forces have played a pivotal role in significantly reducing the militant threat, bringing the region closer to lasting peace and stability.
The DGP’s visit to the Keran sector and Kupwara stands as a testament to his unwavering commitment to maintaining peace and security in the region, the spokesperson said.
The dedication and valor of the security forces and law enforcement agencies remain pivotal in safeguarding the borders and preserving the harmony of the region.
“The DGP was deeply impressed and took the opportunity to commend and applaud the unwavering efforts of the Army personnel who stand as a bulwark, safeguarding the nation even in the face of challenging conditions.”(GNS)