NSG can prevent destruction of houses, train cops: J&K DGP SP Vaid

Written by Adil Akhzer | Srinagar | Published: May 13, 2018 2:40:43 am

The commandos could also be used to train the CRPF and police personnel, Vaid said in an interview. (Source: Twitter/SP Vaid)

Commandos of the National Security Guard (NSG) could be deployed for “room intervention” during anti-militancy operations and they could help prevent destruction of houses where militants are holed up during encounters, J&K DGP S P Vaid has said.

The Home Ministry has said that it is considering deployment of NSG troops along with personnel of the Army, police and CRPF for anti-militancy operations.

The commandos could also be used to train the CRPF and police personnel, Vaid said in an interview to The Sunday Express. “It (NSG) is the expert force for room intervention. We would like our boys, the CRPF boys to be trained by them,” the DGP said. “Also, if required, (we would) use them at least in capital city for room intervention rather than bringing down the house. It is an effort to save the houses also,” he added.

Vaid said that as many as 41 youths in Kashmir have joined militant ranks this year. However, Vaid said that “the security forces had good success” though local boys joining militancy “is definitely… a concern for the…

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