Pampore attack: DGP convenes high level meeting to review security

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Dec. 18: A day after the Pampore militant attack in which three soldiers were killed, Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police K.

Rajendra Kumar on Sunday chaired a high-level security meeting at District Police office in Awantipora to review the security at the National Highway.

The meeting was attended by Special Director General of Police, Coordination, Law and Order Dr. S.P. Vaid; GOC Victor Force; Major General Ashok Narula; IGP Kashmir Zone S.J.M. Gillani; IG, CRPF, Ops, Zulafquar Hassan; DIG, South Kashmir, Nitish Kumar; DIG, CRPF, Anantnag, Mohsin Saheedi; DIG, CRPF, Awantipora, A.S Negi; commanding officers of security forces and District SSP of South Kashmir Range.

Addressing the meeting, the DGP directed the officers to devise a foolproof plan for safe and secure movement of the people and the security forces along the National Highway.

The DGP asked all the officers to put in additional efforts for greater coordination and cooperation while emphasising upon the army to strengthen the corridor protection.

He also emphasised on the CRPF to fine-tune the road opening parties (R O Ps) along the National Highway.

While highlighting the need of tackling the militancy effectively, the DGP said surgical operations with minimum collateral damages should be conducted.

Earlier, IGP Kashmir Zone SJM Gillani briefed about the security situation of south Kashmir and also highlighted recent operations conducted against the militants.

He also briefed the meeting about the law and order situation and the measures taken by the police to investigate and solve the recent bank robberies.

Later, another high-level meeting was held between DG, police, K. Rajendra Kumar and GOC, 15 Corps, Lt Gen J. S Sandhu, which was attended by top officers of army, police and security agencies. In this meeting, the implementation of different decisions with regard to strengthening and augmentation of security setup across the Kashmir Valley were discussed.

Source: ANI