Jammu, Nov 23 : Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Monday presented rewards to the personnel who were part of Ban Toll Plaza encounter. On the occasion, DGP said “our neighboring country is repeating its evil attempts very often to create disturbances in Jammu and Kashmir.”
IGP Jammu, Mukesh Singh, DIG, JSK Range, Vivek Gupta, SSP Jammu, Sharidhar Patil, Commandant 160 BN CRPF, K.D Joshi and other senior officers of Jammu District were present on the occasion at District Police lines here.
On the very outset, the DGP as per a statement,complimented the Jammu police/ security force personnel for clean and successful operation at Ban toll Plaza.
He said that the response to the militant activity was very quick and adequate and added that different forces on ground exhibited a great spirit and mutual coordination.
He said that with the collective efforts and good understanding between Jammu and Kashmir Police and other security agencies a cross-border tunnel had been detected in Samba district. “Our neighboring country is repeating its evil attempts very often to create disturbance in Jammu and Kashmir. Our mutual efforts will continue to foil these attempts with fortitude,” he said.
DGP also sought reports from the field officers and personnel with regards to the safety gears and other requirements and assured that highlighted requirements would be redressed on priority.
He said that shields already issued in Kashmir valley would also be provided to the personnel in Jammu zone. He said that protection jackets and helmets with higher levels of protection would also be made available to increase the safety and capability of J&K personnel fighting against militancy.
He said that BP vehicles with additional features would also be provided to increase the efficiency of personnel on the anti-militancy front. The DGP then rewarded the officers and the men who took part in this operation at Ban Toll Plaza—(KNO)