Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday reviewed the security and law and order situation at a high level meeting of officers in Srinagar and emphasised there should be no collateral damage during operations.
She was also briefed about the overall security situation in Kashmir valley particularly in the backdrop of recent Shopian incident.
During the meeting, the chief minister impressed upon all the security agencies to work in synergy to ensure that standard operating procedures as laid out should be strictly adhered to and in no way be these violated or overlooked, an official spokesman said.
Every aberration in this regard, she reminded the officers, amounts to furthering the evil designs of elements inimical to peace in the state, the spokesman said.
The chief minister advised heads of all security agencies to ensure that no collateral damage is allowed to happen during security operations and care should be taken that common masses are not put to inconvenience during these operations, he said.
Mufti asked the heads of civil, police, Army and other security agencies to maximize their public outreach to ensure that the grievances of people on the ground are listened to and addressed promptly, the spokesman said.
The chief minister was briefed by heads of various security and intelligence agencies about the prevailing security situation in the state, particularly the Kashmir valley, he said.
Chief Secretary B B Vyas, GoC 15 Corps Lt Gen A K Bhatt, Principal Secretary (Home) R K Goyal, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Rohit Kansal, ADGP (CID) A G Mir, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Khan, IGP Kashmir zone S P Pani, senior officers of other security agencies were present in the meeting.
Earlier, the Chief Minister arrived in the winter capital from Poonch where she went for a public outreach programme. Soon after, the chief minister was briefed by the GoC 15 Corps about the overall security situation in Kashmir valley particularly in the backdrop of recent Shopian incident.