SRINAGAR, July 17: Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbag Singh today inaugurated the functioning of District Police Office Srinagar from Sherghari complex.
The new premises will house the office of SSP Srinagar, Additional SP and DySP Headquarters.
On his arrival to the new complex the DGP was presented guard of honour by the contingent of District Armed Reserve (DAR) Srinagar. He inspected different sections of the office and interacted with the officials working there.
A handout stated that the multi-storey building with 1010.2 sq. meter plinth area has been constructed with modern facilities under police moderation scheme to accommodate different police offices. Police Station Sherghari and Cyber Police Station are also functioning from the new complex.
The DGP also chaired a review meeting with senior police officers and jurisdictional gazetted officers where he was briefed about the present security scenario of the district.
He was also apprised of the present law and order situation and crime scenario in the district.
Drug abuse, social crime and terrorism-related incidents were also discussed in the meeting.
The DGP while addressing the meeting said that drug addiction has become a big challenge for the police and cops have to tighten noose against the persons indulging in the trade.
He said that increasing trend of drugs have to be arrested as it is affecting the lives of people.
The DGP also released a handbook on Cyber Crime Awareness prepared by Cyber Crime Police Cell Srinagar to bring awareness among the general masses about cyber crimes and precautions to safeguard from the adverse impact of cyber technology.
SSP Srinagar, Dr. Haseeb Mughal while speaking on the occasion said that Srinagar Police is doing multitasked work be it safe passage of Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra, the security of yatries, traffic management or handling of social crime.