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DGP takes stock of law and order situation in south Kashmir

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

of and Police (DGP) S P Vaid today took stock of the law and order situation in south Kashmir, an said.

South has, inthe recent past, witnessed increased violence, including militancy-related incidents and clashes between protesters and security forces.

Vaid, accompanied by senior police officers of Zone, today visited Shopian, Pulwama and Awantipora in a day-long tour, the said.

During his visit, the DGP interacted with the police officers at all the three places.He also held discussions with the jurisdictional officers of all the three areas.

Vaid informed them that the police headquarters (PHQ) has taken a number of welfare measures for officers and all other ranks.

Addressing the police officers, the DGP said that the PHQ has taken up issues, including increase in hardship allowance, pay anomalies and some other service matters, with the government through the administrative department.

Vaid also inaugurated an administrative block at the District Police Lines at Awantipora.

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 23:10 IST