Super Cop Kumar for using NSG module to train JKP commandos

TNN Bureau. Updated: 7/11/2018 1:18:08 PM Front Page

SRINAGAR: Known as the super cop for his highly effective counter-terror strategies which saw him hunting down the notorious brigand, dacoit, and sandalwood smuggler Veerappan back in the day, the Advisor to Governor Vijay Kumar on Tuesday has pitched for training the commandos of the state police by using the modules of elite National Security Guards (NSG).

He made these observations during a visit to Commando Training Centre (CTC) at Lethpora in Pulwama district where Kumar, accompanied by Director General of Police S P Vaid, Principal CTC J P Singh and other senior officers of the department, interacted with the trainees and the instructors of police.

He vouched for the use of the training modules of the best forces of the country, including that of National Security Guards (NSGs), and equip the policemen with modern techniques, an official spokesman said. The advisor was informed that the training for the commandos was a continuous process and they were being trained to deal with any crisis or hostage-like situation. Kumar said the latest techniques of training introduced by the Jammu and Kashmir Police have proved useful to get desired results.

He appreciated the instructors and the trainee commandos for their hard work and asked them to keep the professional standards high so as to have a well trained and a professional police force in the field. On the occasion, the Principal also apprised the Advisor about various issues being faced by the centre to which he assured of speedy redressal.

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