Terrorists are not well! CRPF will give weapon training to VDC, squad will be ready for combat
Village Defense Committee (VDC) guards will be trained in weapons by experts from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to counter terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. The government has taken this big decision after the big target killing of terrorists in Rajouri.
After the heinous massacres in Poonch and Rajouri of Jammu and Kashmir, the government has taken a big step. The country's largest Central Paramilitary Force (CRPF) will provide arms training to the villagers under the Village Development Committee (VDC) to counter the terrorists in the Valley. According to officials, the final contours of the training program will be decided in due course on the number of weapons to be covered and the number of participants. So that they will be able to counter the terrorist attack in a better way.
CRPF is going to give training to Village Defense Committees to create a sense of security among the villagers of Rajouri and Poonch. Under this, CRPF personnel will teach armed groups how to defend against terrorist attacks. The CRPF will train the villagers, said a senior home ministry official. It has not yet been decided whether they will be provided with weapons or not. If they are given weapons, it can be small arms or rifles.
The Jammu and Kashmir administration has recently started re-arming Village Defense Guards (VDGs) (formerly known as Village Defense Committees-VDCs) after the Dhangri incident in the Rajouri district. Seven people died in this incident. The VDG consists of local village volunteers. Let us tell you that in the year the 1990s, VDG was given training and weapons in the Rajouri-Poonch areas. According to an official, a section of the community was still under attack and the VDG was also given arms to prevent a mass exodus.
A special camp was organized in Dhangari village of Rajouri district on Monday. Around 100 VDC members were given new weapons, 40 of whom are ex-servicemen. In this camp organized by the police, 60 local people have also been given weapons. A total of 303 guns have been given so far. It is being told that the ex-servicemen of the village will train and prepare other people of the village.