Lieutenant Governor chairs security review meet in Srinagar


Lieutenant Governor J&K Girish Chander Murmu on Thursday chaired a joint security review meeting in Srinagar in which he took a detailed review of existing security arrangements in the valley.

The meeting was attended by Advisor R.R Bhatnagar, Advisor Farooq Ahmad Khan, Chief Secretary J&K BVR Subrahmanyam, Corps Commander 15 Corps KJS Dhillon, DGP J&K Dilbag Singh-IPS, ADGP CID Dr B. Srinivas-IPS, ADGP Security Muneer Ahmad Khan-IPS, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir  Baseer Ahmad Khan-IAS, ADGP CRPF Zulfiqar Hassan-IPS, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar-IPS and IG BSF, said the spokesman.

A police spokesman in a statement said that IGP Kashmir made a detailed presentation about the security scenario of Kashmir Valley focussing on the security measures initiated for ensuring peace and stability in the valley.

He briefed the chair about the various successful anti-militancy operation carried out jointly by the police and security forces in which several top militant commanders have been killed recently, said the spokesman.

He said that IGP also briefed about the various other security measures that have been taken in order to strengthen the security grid of the valley including the strengthening of checkpoints at the sensitive locations across the valley.

IGP Kashmir also briefed about the various initiatives taken for enhancing the synergy and coordination among various forces operating at the ground level. He presented an overview of the steps initiated by the security forces in the valley to counter the challenges faced at the ground level, he said.

Earlier DGP J&K also briefed about the role of JK Police in maintaining the stability and peace in JK.

Lt Governor GC Murmu applauded the efforts of security forces particularly JK Police in maintaining peace and stability in Jammu & Kashmir despite challenges.

He appreciated that JK Police has rendered countless sacrifices for ensuring peace in the valley and exhorted upon the officers to ensure that the criminal elements are kept under check so as to inhibit the crimes and unlawful activities existing in the society. He emphasized on strengthening the coordination among the forces so as to ensure crime-free society, said the spokesman.


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