JAMMU: Director General of Police (DGP), K Rajendra Kumar along with Inspector General of Police, Jammu Zone Rajesh Kumar, Dy Inspector General of Police Jammu-Kathua-Samba Range Shakeel Beig and other senior police officers visited the areas affected by the ongoing firing/shelling along the International Border (IB) at Arnia and RS Pura Sector.
DGP conducted a detailed visit to the affected border villages, where heavy firing from across the border is going on due to which some villagers lost their lives and resulting in injuries to so many people and loss to the livestock.
The BSF and other officers who were present on spot briefed the DGP about the whole situation.
After making an assessment of the situation, the DGP briefed the Police/BSF personnel to synergise their efforts and fully ensure the safety and security of the local population.
Moreover, during his visit to border areas of Arnia and RS Pura sector, he interacted with the affected public at safe shelters at Rehal and Salehar and took a stock of the measures taken for their welfare and safety.
Later on, DGP visited the houses of the deceased persons at Arnia and paid heartfelt condolences to their families. Further he interacted with the officers and officials of J and K Police at Police Station Arnia in which all were exhorted to be the first responders in the hour of crisis and help the public of border areas round the clock. DGP also held interaction with the officers of BSF deployed in these areas.