Srinagar, Aug 11: Director General of Police, J&K, Dilbagh Singh Friday remarked the militancy was at its last stage as there is lowest number of militants as of now even as the drug menace remained a challenge for the law-enforcement agencies to tackle. The top cop made the remarks on his visit to frontier north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Talking to media on the sidelines of ‘Meri Matti Mera Desh’ event, DGP Dilbag Singh said that Jammu and Kashmir is moving towards peace and journey. “A significant progress has been made in curbing militancy so far, thereby reducing the number to only a two-digit number of active militants”, Singh said adding “these remaining militants will also be neutralized soon.”
“There is however a challenge posed by the rise in drug trade which needs to be tackled by the law enforcement agencies”, the top cop said.
Singh highlighted the increasing number of large-scale events with enthusiastic local participation, indicating a renewed sense of normalcy in the region. “Activities that were once restricted due to religious and social concerns are now being conducted seamlessly, fostering community interaction and unity”, he remarked.