Jammu: Director General of Police Dilbag Singh asked security establishment to carry frequent checking and search operations in the suspected areas “to neutralize the militants”.
He chaired a high-level security review meeting of senior Police officers, Paramilitary, Army and Intelligence agencies in Police Control Room Jammu on Thursday evening to review the security arrangements of Amar Nath Yatra-2019.
Threadbare discussions were held to review the security arrangements made for the smooth conduct of yatra. The discussion was held on the security and facilities being extended to the pilgrims during their stay in the base camp of yatries at Yatri Niwas Bhagwati Nagar Jammu and other lodging centers, an official statement said.
Dilbag Singh while reviewing arrangements for Yatra impressed upon the officers to make sincere efforts for providing all basic amenities to Yatries at various transit and lodging centres across Jammu city to ensure their comfortable stay before leaving for the destinations.
DGP emphasized upon the establishment of joint control Rooms for better and close Coordination between all agencies to ensure the smooth conduct of Yatra.
He advised the police officers to ensure humane approach while dealing with the public and directed them to remain extra vigilant and stern while dealing with “criminals and anti-social elements.” The DGP also reviewed the transport plans placed for the safety and hassle-free movement of the yatris on the national highway.
“Frequent checking and search operations should be launched in the suspected areas and more hard work is required to be put in to neutralize the militants,” he added.