Jammu: Complimenting the officers of the State Investigation Agency (SIA), the Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh on Tuesday said that during its first year of working, the SIA has investigated 450 cases of special nature with the overall disposal rate of 65 percent.
Speaking at the first Raising Day of State Investigation Agency (SIA) of Jammu and Kashmir Police here at Miran Sahib, the police chief said that in addition, J&K Police has created new investigation units at district level called SIUs (Special Investigation Units) and added that these units too would complement and supplement the investigation process of UAPA cases.
Special DG CID J&K R R Swain was the guest of honour on the occasion.
Normally somebody celebrating its first birthday would be walking with difficulties but this wing is rather running that shows the energy and enthusiasm of the officers and the leader of the SIA, the DGP said.
He said, “year ago we were having NIA as National Investigation agency to supplement the investigation process in terror related cases in Jammu and Kashmir but today it is a pleasure to say that we have SIA and added that it is itself an achievement that this wing has been able to earn name in very short period of time.”
He said that SIA, a newly established investigation wing has brought a lot of value addition to the CID wing of Jammu and Kashmir Police, adding, “SIA has emerged as a strong investigation arm of Jammu and Kashmir Police and the kind of fear SIA has been able to generate among the anti-peace elements is tremendous.”
Singh said that PHQ is providing all possible support to strengthen this wing.
In his address, the Spl DG CID R.R Swain complemented the enthusiasm and energy of the SIA teams who he said are doing excellent jobs with extreme dedication & professionalism.
He said that the proposal of highlighting and underlining the good work of SIA is an initiative to remind ourselves about our responsibilities and reach to the wider family of J&K Police to boost the morale and energy of the organization.
He said that the spirit behind the entire exercise was to underline that the extreme hard work, valour, courage and the raw energy which J&K Police displayed over the last 30 years where the military ability of the enemy has been degraded.
He said, “this time we have a record low militancy in Jammu and Kashmir. Some people are more dangerous than the man holding the gun as they as providing logistic, financial, ideological support to terrorism as an ecosystem is much more dangerous.”
He said, “we need to address the ideology which is actually working as the operating software to the entire campaign of terrorism adding that it is a hard task but not impossible.”
The vote of thanks was presented by IGP CID M N Tiwari. SSP SIA Jammu Shiv Kumar also spoke on the occasion and gave detailed insight about the coming into existence of SIA and its working. In the beginning of the function one minute of silence was observed in order to pay homage to the brave martyrs of J&K Police.