STATE TIMES NEWS SRINAGAR: The Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh on Wednesday said that increasing trend of drugs should be arrested as it is affecting lives of youth, people and their family environment. Speaking at the inaugural function of the District Police Office Srinagar, DGP said that drug abuse has become a big challenge for J&K Police and we have to tighten noose around all persons indulged in drug menace and its trade. Earlier, DGP inaugurated the functioning of District Police Office Srinagar from Sherghari complex. The new premises will house the office of SSP Srinagar, Additional SP and DySP Headquarters Srinagar. On his arrival to the new complex, the DGP was presented a Guard of Honour by the contingent of District Armed Reserve (DAR) Srinagar. He also inspected different sections of the office and interacted with officials working there. The multi-storey building, with 1010.2 sq meter plinth area, has been constructed with all modern facilities under Police Moderation scheme to accommodate different Police offices. Police Station Sherghari and Cyber Police Station are also functioning from the new complex. Later, the DGP chaired a review meeting with senior Police officers and jurisdictional gazetted officers. At the very outset of the meeting, DGP was briefed about present security scenario of the district by the jurisdictional officers. The DGP was apprised about the present law & order situation and crime scenario in the district. Drug abuse, social crime and terrorism-related incidents were also discussed in detail during the meeting. DGP, while addressing the meeting, complimented the efforts of District Police Srinagar for providing better police services to people. He said that Srinagar City, being the central place of the Valley and also the Summer Capital, is of utmost importance and district Srinagar Police shares aptly the responsibility of various tasks in Policing besides taking care of welfare of police personnel. The DGP also released a handbook on ‘Cyber Crime Awareness’. Earlier, SSP Srinagar, Dr Haseeb Mughal thanked DGP on behalf of the officials of District Police Srinagar for providing better working facilities. The meeting and inaugural function was attended by ADsGP Dr B Srinivas, A K Choudhary, S J M Gillani, A G Mir, IsGP S S Khandare, J P Singh, Vijay Kumar, Alok Kumar, Surinder Gupta, Ahfadul Mujtaba, S P Pani, DIG CKR V K Birdhi, AIsGP PHQ Mubassir Latifi, Rajeshwar Singh, Manoj Pandit and other senior Police officers.
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