Improve capability of personnel dealing with narco cases: DGP to officers

DGP Dilbag Singh chairing a meeting at PCR Jammu.
DGP Dilbag Singh chairing a meeting at PCR Jammu.

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Dec 22: The Director General of Police Dilbag Singh directed the officers to augment measures for improving capability of personnel in dealing with narcotics cases.
He stated this while chairing a high level meeting at PCR here to review the security and crime scenario of Jammu Zone.
ADGsP, Mukesh Singh, MK Sinha, Danesh Rana, IGPs Garib Dass, Alok Kumar, DIG Vivek Gupta, SSP PCR, SSP Jammu, AIGs of PHQ attended the meeting at PHQ while range DIGs Sunil Gupta, Mohammad Suleman Choudhary and all district SSPs of Jammu Zone attended the meeting through video conferencing.
Addressing the meeting, the DGP directed the officers to workout measures to enhance transparency and accountability by taking action against the erring personnel. He stressed for transfer and change of personnel at Police Station levels so that efficiency in working is ensured. Stressing for quick and effective disposal of criminal cases, the DGP directed that the police personnel deputed in courts should submit the report of their working to the controlling officers/offices on daily basis.
Directing for keen documentation and fulfilling the technicalities of investigation, he said that necessary measures and already issued SoPs should be followed for ensuring more convictions in narcotics cases.
With regard to the UAPA cases, the DGP stressed for improving the quality and techniques of investigation to ensure the conviction of guilty. He directed for designating nodal officers who would be following the required process of UAPA cases to ensure that cases are submitted for judicial determination within prescribed period.
The DGP said that the DySP DARs who are also nodal officers under Severa Scheme must reactivate assistance cells for NOKs of martyrs and retired personnel and look after the welfare of martyrs’ families. He said that the welfare measures for the martyrs should be reviewed on monthly basis. The DGP informed that skill development courses for the wards of martyr police personnel as well as the wards of serving police personnel will be conducted through a well known institute of the country.
The DGP also said that toll free numbers have been installed in PCR Jammu/ Kashmir, besides anti terror and anti crime numbers. He impressed upon the officers to ensure publicity of these helpline numbers alongwith the JK ecop citizen centric mobile application launched by the crime branch. The DGP directed for timely disposal of the public grievances and personally monitor their disposal.
The ADGP Jammu, range DIsG of Jammu Zone, all District SSPs of Jammu Zone, and officers from Police Headquarters apprised the DGP regarding different measures taken in the areas under their command for better policing and service to the people.