CRPF DG Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar visit in Kashmir
New Delhi (News4city)CRPF DG Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar visited 45 Bn, CRPF HQ location at Sumbal, Baramulla and also visited the CRPF coy location where the fidayeen attempt took place on 05-06-2017 in which 04 militants were killed by CRPF.
DG, CRPF was accompanied by S P Vaid, DG, J&K police. They were briefed in detail by Sh. Iqbal Ahmed, CO, 45 Bn, CRPF about the incident. DG CRPF interacted with troops who were responsible for thwarting the camp attack and congratulated them for successfully bringing the 04 terrorists to ground without any loss or injury on their own side.
He briefed men to continue to be alert for camp security. As an initial recognition, 17 personnel of 45 Bn, CRPF including the commandant Sh. Iqbal Ahmed and 03 J & K police personnel were decorated with DG disc by DG, CRPF. Also, 06 personnel of 45 Bn, CRPF were awarded DG disc by DG, J & K Police in recognition of their gallant task. Further case of gallantry medal for those involved in the operation will be taken up with higher authorities subsequently.
DG, CRPF also visited training node at 44 Bn, CRPF where pre induction training for troops to be deployed for Shri Amarnathji Yatra-2017 is taking place. He sensitised troops about the importance of security arrangements about the yatra.