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Innovative solutions to bolster border management discussed in meeting of top brass of J&K, Punjab Police, BSF, intelligence in Kathua

Last Updated on July 11, 2024 at 5:09 pm

Punjab Police DGP Gaurav Yadav after attending today’s high level interstate security review meeting at Kathua said that innovative solutions to bolster border management were discussed in the meeting.

Punjab DGP wrote on X; “Today a highly useful Inter-State Coordination Conference between BSF, J&K Police, Central Agencies and the Punjab Police was held in Kathua, J&K, to focus on enhancing border security and synergy between the two State Police Forces and the Border Guarding Force”. 

“The Conference was attended by Spl DG BSF Western Command, DGP J&K, DGP Punjab and senior officers from the Punjab Police, J&K Police, BSF, and Central Agencies for exchange of best practices and exploring innovative solutions to bolster border management and public safety”. 

He wrote; “United in our commitment to seamless cooperation, we are dedicated to maintain internal security in the border states of Jammu And Kashmir & Punjab”.

Senior BSF and police officials gathered at a high-level interstate security review meeting in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua on Thursday, days after terrorists, who are believed to have infiltrated from across the International Border, ambushed an army patrol.

The meeting was held days after five army personnel, including a Junior Commissioned Officer, were killed and as many injured when terrorists opened fire on two army vehicles on the Machedi-Kindli-Malhar mountain road near Badnota village, about 150 km from the district headquarters of Kathua, on Monday.

The meeting was attended by Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police R R Swain, his Punjab counterpart Gaurav Yadav and Special Director General of BSF, Western Command, Y B Khurania, among others, to review the security grid along the International Border and plug any loopholes, officials said.

Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order), J-K, Vijay Kumar, ADG (Law and Order), Punjab, Arpit Shukla and Inspector General-rank BSF officers of Punjab and Jammu were also present at the meeting, they said.