Exhibit extra alertness to foil plans of anti-social elements: DGP
Srinagar, Feb 24 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Gopal Sharma has impressed upon the police to exhibit extra alertness to thwart the plans of anti-social elements, who are bent upon sabotaging emerging peace in the state.
He, however, asked them to ensure protection of lives and property of the people, while carrying on anti-militancy operations.
Addressing a high-level meeting convened to review law and order situation in the valley, the DGP said though the State was limping back to complete normality, certain elements, who had vested interest in militancy, did not like the turn in the situation.
Complimenting the police and the security forces for doing commendable work on various fronts, Mr Sharma hoped that state police will continue to display the same spirit in the future also.
He asked officers to maintain close co-ordination to get better results.
Mr Sharma asked the officers to initiate civic action programmes in the State, especially in the rural areas, to provide help and assistance to the people and strive to gain the public confidence, which he said was key for the success of police.
Speaking on the occasion, Additional Director General of Police R V Raju called for stepping up the drive against elements involved in thefts, smuggling, kidnappings and black-marketing.
He said proper policing could help create a crime-free society, which he said was imperative for peace and prosperity of the people.
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