Awantipora:-For better coordination between general public and Police as well as to strengthen Police-public relationship, today a Police public meet was held at Police Station Awantipora with due care of maintaining social distancing norms and other protocols of COVID-19. The meeting was chaired by SSP Awantipora Shri Tahir Saleem – JKPS accompanied by SDPO Awantipora and SHO Awantipora in which respectable people of Awantipora area including religious leaders, traders, numbardars, chowkidars and transporters of the area attended the meet.
The participants highlighted various issues including the problem of drug abuse, dumping of garbage and construction material on roads, traffic jamming and other important problems faced by the general public which were heard patiently by SSP Awantipora and promised its redressed in time bound manner. The participants appreciated the Awantipora police for drive against drug peddlers and cultivators. They also hailed the police for conducting public contact programmes and assured their full support & cooperation in curbing the menace of social crimes and in maintaining law & order.
Speaking on the occasion SSP Awantipora said that main aim of conducting such interactions is to solicit suggestions and support from the people for the better policing and added that the duty of police is to safeguard the life and property of the common people and curb crime in the society.
SSP Awantipora further said that police will take strong action against the drug peddlers, its cultivators and other people involved in other criminal activities. Referring the demands, SSP Awantipora assured the participants that their genuine issues pertaining to police will be resolved on priority basis and the issues pertaining to civil administration will be taken up with the concerned departments for their redressal.