No influence of IS ideology in Kashmir, says top J&K cop

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Kishtwar(J&K), Nov 16: Jammu and Kashmir Police today ruled out any influence of Islamic State in Kashmir Valley in the wake of terror attacks claimed by the global terror outfit in Paris.

"We do not find any ISIS ideology (being followed) in Jammu and Kashmir," Director General of Police (DGP) J&K, K Rajendra Kumar told reporters here today.

'No influence of IS ideology in J&K'

The officer said that the rate of infiltration from Pakistan has decreased remarkably and there was also a decline in militancy related activities in the state.

"Infiltration (from across the border) rate has decreased remarkably and there is also a decline in the militancy related activities in the Valley," the DGP said.

Kumar, who visited the twin districts of Doda and Kishtwar to take part in various police related functions, said that professional policing at grass-root level in the state would be revamped to enhance proficiencies of policemen and build confidence among the people.

Kumar said that mechanism should be revisited to build police-public relations for better results at different fronts of policing.

While chairing a meeting to review law and order situation of the twin districts, the DGP stressed for enhancing basic professional policing.

"Besides fight against terrorism, our priority should be to ensure better public deliverance and rule of law in every corner of the state," the police officer said.

Referring to the criminal activities, DGP asked the officers to fight against drug abuse and realise the dream of a crime free society.

DGP Kumar asked for crime mapping with intent to establish pattern and factors of crime, which could lead to identity of criminals.

He said that besides dealing the terrorism firmly, the police has to work towards the eradication of crime and social evils from the society.

PTI 

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