Jammu and Kashmir Police issues advisory to officers to maintain ‘round-the-clock’ vigilance after terror threat for Republic Day

Jammu: In view of threat of terrorist attack during the forthcoming Republic Day, Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday issued advisory to officers, asking them to maintain vigil round-the-clock as several new check-points have been set up for frisking of people in the state.

Due to the present security situation in the state and impending threats from anti-national elements, some nakas and frisking points have been established in the city as well as rural areas for the security and safety of the people, said the advisory issued by the Inspector-General of Police office.

Jammu and Kashmir Police issues advisory to officers to maintain ‘round-the-clock’ vigilance after terror threat for Republic Day

Representational image. PTI

"People are requested to cooperate with police at naka and frisking points. Do not think of it as harassment by police," it said. The advisory said that from the security point of view, it is requested to all the school managements in the district to not allow any stranger into the premises, and give necessary precautionary instructions to students.

People are also requested to take preventive actions like not touching any abandoned object, and informing the police immediately on seeing any suspicious people and object or material. "If you have any information about any anti-national and anti-social elements, please contact your nearest police station or dial 100 which is available round-the-clock," the advisory said.

It asked passengers travelling in vehicles to be alert while tavelling and going at crowded places like — bus stand, railway station, shopping complex, malls, and hospitals. The advisory said that all the station house officers and in-charge police posts have been directed to remain present in their respective jurisdiction round-the-clock.

The in-charge border police posts have been directed to maintain a vigil on infiltration routes used by anti-national elements in the past, it said. Village defence committee members, numberdars and chowkidars are directed to cooperate with police while performing their duties for safety and security, especially in view of the forthcoming Republic Day and ceasefire violation by Pakistan on the International Border and the Line of Control.

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Updated Date: Jan 18, 2019 14:59:44 IST

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