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DGP reviews security in JK's Kishtwar ahead of LS polls

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

and Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbag Singh Tuesday reviewed the security situation in district, where a was shot dead last week, and ordered strengthening of arrangements ahead of the April 18 polls.

is part of the Udhampur Lok Sabha constituency.

"The DGP called for establishment of new (SOG) camps, checking points and bunkers (pickets) in the district and advised all the security forces deployed in the district to work in coordination in order to neutralise militants," a said.

and his PSO were killed by a terrorist in district hospital on April 9, prompting imposition of curfew in the communally sensitive town and adjoining areas.

Earlier on Tuesday, day curfew was lifted in Kishtwar.

"Noose must be tightened around the militants and their over ground workers," Singh said.

The DGP held meetings with officers to take stock of the preparedness for the elections and addressed police, Army and (CAPF) personnel deployed for the polls.

Accompanied by IGP and generals of the CRPF and the BSF, Singh also visited far-flung areas of the district including Marwah and

He also held a meeting with civil officers including of Rana.

Singh directed the officers to ensure no untoward incident takes place and polling is held smoothly in Kishtwar.

"Action should be taken against trouble mongers after identifying them," he said.

On law and order front, the DGP advised his officers to reach out to every section of the society in order to gain confidence of the general public.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 20:35 IST