Director General of Police (DGP), K. Rajendra Kumar, has expressed deep sorrow over the sad demise of Chief Minister, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed in a condolence meeting held at Police Control Room (PCR) Srinagar, today. The meeting was attended by all senior police officers including Additional Directors General of Police from all wings of JKP. Paying rich tributes to the late Chief Minister, Rajendra said that as Home Minister of the State he took keen interest in strengthening the Jammu and Kashmir Police, enabling it to effectively discharge its responsibility of maintaining law and order in the State. On many occasions he had expressed his desire to upgrade the Jammu and Kashmir Police by strengthening its components viz professional training, infrastructure and communication network. He was always generous towards the police organization in creating uniformity and more promotional avenues for all ranks of the Organization, Rajendra added. DGP while expressing deep shock and sorrow on the untimely demise of Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, said that Mufti Sahib was a great leader with broad vision and had vast experience to take revolutionary decisions for leading the State towards peace and prosperity. He was a harbinger of peace and stability in the State and his passing away has created a vacuum in the hearts and minds of the people and Jammu and Kashmir Police in particular. Rajendra, on behalf of JKP expressed solidarity with the bereaved family and prayed for peace to the departed soul. On the occasion two minutes silence was observed by participants in respect of the departed leader.
2015 Kashmir Despatch