Fight crime in more progressive, effective manner: DGP to officers

DGP Dilbag Singh chairing a meeting.
DGP Dilbag Singh chairing a meeting.

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Jan 17: To review the overall functioning of J&K Police on different fronts and to work out agenda and goals for the year ahead, the Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh chaired a high level meeting of police officers here this afternoon.
Special DG Crime J&K AK Choudhary, ADGPs SD Singh Jamwal, T Namgyal, MK Sinha, IGP (CIV) PHQ, Alok Kumar, AIGs of PHQ attended the meeting at PHQ, while Special DG CID RR Swain, ADGP Armed SJM Gillani, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar, all range, unit and wing heads attended the meeting through video conferencing.
While addressing the meeting, the DGP said that organizing fortnightly meetings of Unit/wing heads with PHQ officers are aimed to address the issues which come in our way on routine basis. The DGP directed the officers to submit their proposals so that work of improving/upgrading the accommodation, logistics and other facilities for Jawans and officers are completed or provided on fast track basis. He said that the proposals received by PHQ have been acted.
Singh said that from community policing to national highway/city, security grid and counter terrorism we have to act responsibly and in a planned manner to achieve the desired results. He said that every technicality of investigation should be taken into account while investigating the crimes like NDPS, UAPA, terror and other crimes of special nature. He added that elements involved in notorious crimes must be booked under PSA. He directed for following the COVID protocol and stressed for continuing the work with more passion and zest.
The DGP stressed on making the strategies and plans to fight crime in more effective and progressive manner. The DGP said that goals for disposal of crime cases etc have been prepared and would be communicated with all field formations in a couple of days adding that we have to systematize and prioritize our work in a better manner. He directed for conducting the crime review meetings at District, range and zonal levels on fortnight or monthly basis to review the progress of investigations and added that crime supervision is highly important for better results.
He directed the officers for formulating a comprehensive security grid and deployment mechanism for consolidating peace. He stressed for strengthening the city/highway nakas as also the border security grid. Referring to the nefarious and concocted stories being circulated on social media by Pak sponsored agencies, the DGP stressed for taking the concrete steps to deal with these propaganda mechanization. The DGP emphasized on monitoring and dealing the challenges like radicalization and recruitment of locals more purposefully and efficiently.
The DGP said that all the security arrangements have to be made for forthcoming Republic Day celebrations. He said that well coordinated surveillance systems must be ensured to undo nefarious plans of the enemies of peace.