Jammu, Dec 15: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh Wednesday visited the Armed Police Complex, Parhaspora in north Kashmir’s Barmaulla District where he interacted with Jawans and officers at a Darbar.
ADGP armed S.J.M. Gillani, IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, DIG North Kashmir, Udaybhaskar Billa, SSP Baramulla Rayees Mohammad Bhat, CO-IR 20th BN Bakar Samoon, CO IR 9th BN, Abdul Qayoom, CO IR 21st BN Shabir Nowab, CO IR 3rd Bn Hakeem Munshi and other senior officers posted in the complex were present on the occasion.
Addressing the Darbar, the DGP said that Armed police has emerged as a strong force after facing different challenges professionally, adding that this force has been working with utmost zeal and zest on varied assignments given to it.
Citing the various examples of working of armed police, the DGP said that this force has made name for itself. This is a force which inspired confidence, even in tough and challenging situations, he added. The officers and cops of this wing alongside Executive police have brought laurels by their gallant acts across UT while fighting terrorism for the last three decades.
Referring to the Zewan militant incident, the DGP said that the terrorists involved would be brought to justice. He said that war against militancy is an honours duty to our county and its people and the responsibility lies on our shoulders to fight it with utmost courage and valour.
He said that war against militancy would continue and every challenge would be faced with fortitude to protect the integrity and sovereignty of our county and ensure a peaceful environment for the people.
He said that Jammu and Kashmir Police is a brave force which has emerged victorious in different situations. “Fully aware that there is always an element of risk to our lives while doing our duties, we march ahead to protect our people,” the DGP said. He said that we have to work with commitment to ensure long lasting peace in Jammu and Kashmir.
He paid rich tributes to the J&K police martyrs and said that Jammu and Kashmir Police would provide all possible help and assistance to the families of our fallen heroes. Two minutes of silence was also observed to pay homage to the police martyrs who sacrificed their lives in Zewan.
Earlier in his address, the ADGP Armed/IR S.J.M Gillani said that it is our responsibility to work against the terrorism collectively to protect the interests of our country and people.
He said that our working environment demands that we must use protective gears. He stressed for remaining alert and vigilant during duties to avoid any unpleasant incident. He assured that Armed police would continue to work with full commitment for peace and stability of J&K—(KNO)