IGP reviews security arrangements ahead of Navratra, Dussehra festivals

IGP Jammu Zone, Mukesh Singh chairing a meeting at PCR Jammu.
IGP Jammu Zone, Mukesh Singh chairing a meeting at PCR Jammu.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Sept 20: Mukesh Singh, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu Zone today reviewed the security grid of Jammu zone in view of forthcoming Navratra and Dussehra festivals.
Chaired a meeting of officers of Army/ CAPF/ Police/ Intelligence agencies and Civil Administration in Police Control Room (PCR), Jammu here this evening, the IGP took stock of the security measures planned for the forthcoming religious festivals from SSP Jammu and officers of other wings like Police/Army/BSF and other intelligence. He also took briefing from the intelligence agencies regarding security threat in view of present security scenario/development across the IB/LOC.
During meeting, threadbare discussions were held on the inputs given by the officers of intelligence agencies present in the meeting and accordingly IGP Jammu advised them to maintain utmost alertness and work with close coordination/synergy to foil the nefarious design of anti-National and anti-social elements in the district, keeping in view the forthcoming religious festivals.
The IGP told the officers present in the meeting that proper briefing be given to the subordinate officers/officials deployed in connection with forthcoming religious festivals. He directed that effective and coordinated efforts be made at gross root level with intra/inter security agencies and immediately filled up lacuna if any for smooth conduct of the function.
Mukesh Singh stressed upon all the officers that proper co-ordination be maintained among all the intelligence agencies, Army, PMF, Traffic and Security wing in their respective area. He also advised the officers present in the meeting to lay joint nakas/patrolling on all the infiltration routes.
“Night patrolling on national highway be conducted and a close liaison be maintained with all forces deployed in their respective area,” the IGP directed officers and further asked them to activate their all resources/sources to keep eagle’s eyes to generate intelligence in advance so that anti-national and anti-social elements are not succeeded in their nefarious designs.
DIG RP/JSK Range, DIG CRPF Jammu, DIG Ops CRPF Hiranagar, DIG (Ops) BSF, Jammu, SSP Jammu, SSP PCR, Jammu, SSP CID SB Jammu, SSP Railways, Jammu, SSP Anti Hijacking Jammu, SSP Security Jammu, SSP APCR Jammu, Additional DC Jammu, DICO IB Jammu, SP Operation Jammu, Additional SP Traffic City Jammu, Representatives of 16 Corps and 26 Division and Deputy SP CID CI Jammu attended the meeting.


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