Declaring that the number of terrorists is at an all-time low, that efforts are being made to destroy any remaining terrorist elements, and that the next major task is ending drug misuse; All preparations must be made for successful Panchayat elections in Sopore, a region that was once a hotbed of terror but is now serene.
Sopore, September 02: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh of Jammu and Kashmir stated on Saturday that the UT is heading towards being a “terror free region” and that the police would now fight the drug problem head-on.
“Jammu and Kashmir is on track to eradicate terrorism. The number of terrorists is very low, and terrorism is at an all-time low. The DGP reportedly told reporters, as reported by the news source Kashmir News Observer (KNO), on the sidelines of an event at District Police Lines (DPL), Sopore, “We are working to eradicate remanants of terrorism.” According to him, police will now take on the problem of the drug epidemic and make sure to end drug misuse and narco-smuggling in J&K.
“Sopore was formerly regarded as a hub of militant activity, but now commerce is booming everywhere. The DGP said that there is tranquilly on the roadways and that people are grinning. Vivek Gupta, DIG, North Kashmir Range, was with him.
He said that transporting drugs is the next problem after terrorism. He said, “We are dedicated to making J&K a drug-free environment.
The DGP said that such instances are common when asked about two incidences in which members of the Sikh community were discovered dead in Baramulla and Tral. “Police are aware of both events, so there is no need to be concerned. The investigation has begun after a FIR was filed, he added. “The Case of the Death of Sikh Community Member from Baramulla has been handed over to the Crime Branch.”
The DGP said that all preparations for the Panchayat elections are complete and that police would guarantee a peaceful election process when it occurs.(KNO)