more-news

Zero tolerance to rights violations in Kashmir: Army commander

Srinagar, Jan 2 : There will be zero tolerance to rights violations by troops in Jammu and Kashmir, the army's northern command chief said Thursday as he briefed Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on counter-insurgency operations in the state.


A defence spokesman said Lt.Gen. Sanjiv Chachra called on Abdullah here and also briefed him on security situation.

"The army commander reiterated the army's commitment to zero tolerance towards human rights violations and that the cases of misdemeanour, if any, would be dealt with severely.

"The army commander also briefed the chief minister about the recent DGMO-level (director generals, military operation) talks between India and Pakistan and also the security situation on the line of control (LoC).

"The chief minister appreciated the successful operations conducted by the army and commended the restraint exercised by the troops ensuring that there was no collateral damage to civilian life and property," the defence spokesman said.

Lt.Gen. Chachra arrived here Thursday on a three-day visit to the Valley to conduct a review of the security situation.

He also visited some forward posts and interacted with the officers and other ranks at these places.

--IANS (Posted on 02-01-2014)

more-news headlines

Two arrested for robbing Haryana policemen

Man nabbed for sodomy attempt on minor in Delhi

'Netaji' went 'mulayam' on rapists, says Modi

Ramdev says Congress desperate to create controversies against BJP

Militants kill sarpanch after kidnapping him in Kashmir

BJP criticizes Ajit Pawar for threatening Maharashtra farmers with water stoppage

Samajwadi Party appeals to EC to keep ban on Amit Shah

People will protest as we have challenged some 'vested interests': Kejriwal

Country divided in name of secularism: Modi

'Examine probability of reformimg toddler's murderer'

EC notice to Mulayam for violating model code

Two men stabbed to death in Delhi

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top