Terrorists active in J&K will soon be neutralized, strong border grid in place: DGP

Jammu,  Stating that during the last year, most of foreign terrorists who sneaked infiltrated with the support of Pakistan and its agencies were neutralized, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh on Thursday said that those terrorists who are still active to disrupt the peace will soon be neutralized.

“J&K Police seized a number of narcotic smuggling modules and are taking tough actions against them especially in cases where weapons and drugs were smuggled from across the border.” Singh told reporters at the sidelines of the function organised at the closing ceremony of 11th edition of Police Martyrs Memorial Cricket Tournament at Kathua Sports Stadium.

Haryana Cricket Academy emerged champion of the tournament beating Vicky 11 Pathankot by 29 runs.

J&K Police along with Shaheed Welfare Committee Kathua and other supporters jointly organises this event in memory of the martyrs and to pay them rich tributes.

“Our border grid is very strong and to augment them further, some Police posts will be opened for which necessary action is being taken,” said the Police Chief.

He emphasized that sports persons are role models as they encourage others to be part of positive activities and send a message to stay away from drugs.

He said, “Pakistan and its agencies, with a planned conspiracy, are sending narcotics besides weapons, through different ways, to mar our youth.”

“J&K Police has succeeded in foiling and seizing various modules of narcotics besides security forces are efficiently thwarting such attempts on the border,” he added.

“In our endeavour to stop this menace from spreading in our societies,” DGP hoped that support from the people and media would continue in this regard.

He said that besides crushing the smuggling bids it is important to stop its demand to break the supply chain and added, “Drug De-addiction centers of Jammu Kashmir Police are functioning successfully at Jammu and Srinagar and are providing all assistance to the patients.”

A large number of officers and jawans of JKP have sacrificed their lives for the sovereignty and integrity of the nation; people are feeling safe & secure due to sacrifices of JKP and Security Forces martyrs.

ADGP Jammu Mukesh Singh thanked the DGP J&K for providing continuous support for organizing these tournaments and other sports activities.

Extending greetings on the occasion of Narvratra and Ramzan, ADGP Jammu said that all religious festivals should be celebrated together promoting harmony and brotherhood.

He congratulated the participating teams, sponsors and people of Kathua for making the event a grand success.

Earlier SSP Kathua Shivdeep Singh Jamwal in his welcome address thanked all other dignitaries, sponsors and the spectators for making the closing ceremony a grand success and gave a brief of the tournament and other sport initiatives which were taken by the District Police Kathua during the Year 2022-23.