Law & order situation in J&K good, satisfactory: DGP

DGP Dilbag Singh presenting medal to a police cop in Kishtwar.
DGP Dilbag Singh presenting medal to a police cop in Kishtwar.

Excelsior Correspondent

KISHTWAR, Feb 26: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said the law-and-order situation in Jammu and Kashmir was “good and satisfactory”, adding that the people in the two regions were cooperating with the security agencies.
Singh said Kishtwar would be free of militancy again as only a “couple of militants” were active in the district.
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“No incident of law-and-order situation happened anywhere in the Union territory, which is good and satisfactory”, the DGP said when asked about the violence in Delhi and the measures taken by administration in maintaining peace.
“We are fully alert and are dealing with law-and-order situation on a day-to-day basis for a very long time. I am happy to announce that the people in both the regions of Jammu and Kashmir are cooperating with us to maintain peace”, Singh told reporters in Kishtwar.
Referring to Kishtwar district, which was rocked by several terror-related incidents since November 2018, the DGP said, “The situation in the district used to be tense and the terrorist activities were making us upset”.
“It has improved a lot and the situation in the district is better now”, he said, pointing out to the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen ‘Commander’ Osama and his two associates.
DGP Dilbag Singh also interacted with the district, Army and paramilitary officers here today.
Accompanied by IGP Jammu Mukesh Singh, IGP Traffic T Namgyal and DIG DKR B S Tuti, the DGP visited Marwah, Sirchi Dachan and Kishtwar. The DGP laid foundation stone of IRP 22nd Armed Battalion Headquarter at Indra Nagar, here.
The DGP also presented DGP’s Medal and Certificates to the police personnel of Doda-Kishtwar range during the investiture ceremony held at DPL here
While interacting with the citizens and civil society members at Marwah, Dachan and Kishtwar, DGP assured them that the issues pertaining to the Police Department would be looked into on priority.
SSP Kishtwar Harmeet Singh briefed the DGP about security scenario and measures taken for maintaining peace and order in the district.