In one of its first venture to create awareness on clean bio-ecology to the local environment, the Nagaland Police under the aegis of the Nagaland Armed Police Training Centre, Chumukedima organized two days of clean Dzükou expedition on Wednesday and Thursday.
Top brass police officials led by DGP Nagaland K. Kire IPS, Addl DGP (Opn) G.K Rengma, IGP (INT) ST Sangtam, IGP (Adm) LL Doungel, DIG (modernization) Tripongse Sangtam, DIG (NAP Kohima) M. Chasie and DIG (Wireless) P. Kikon and host of other senior officials took part in the expedition on Thursday. Apart from the top brass police officials, around 200 people including personnel of the 13 IR Bn and public also took part in the expedition.
An advance team of about 160 members led by Dy. Comdt NAPTC Neilasa Sopfü arrived Dzükou and camped there and provided all the logistic support for the senior official who arrived today to join the expedition.
The expedition team cleaned up the dirt including empty bottles, plastics and other non-bio-degradable items left behind by visitors at the scenic beauty and tourist hotspot Dzükou valley.
Later, addressing a formal programme at the based camp at the rest house, DGP K Kire expressed joy of visiting the scenic beauty Dzükou for the first time and termed the occasion as historic event for many of the top brass police officials who took part in the expedition. Saying that maintaining law and order is the first priority of the police, he assured that the state police would chalk out similar other expedition programme if the law and order remain good.
Earlier, IGP (INT) ST Sangtam said that expedition was the first of its kind Nagaland Police has undertaken and mooted the idea of exploring more such adventure in the near future under the leadership of the present DGP K.Kire.
Earlier, Bendang Lemtur, Comdt, NAPTC gave the vote welcome address and also a brief report on the expedition where he thanked the DGP and other senior officials who not only gave the permission for the expedition but also physically took part in the expedition.