Top officials skip security meetingAugust 8th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 8 (ANI): A high-level security review meeting called here today by the Home Ministry was skipped by many top bureaucrats and police officials.
They included Delhi Police Commissioner Y.S. Dadwal, Gujarat Chief Secretary Manjula Subramaniam, Gujarat Police Chief PC Pande and Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Atul Kumar Gupta are not attending the meeting.
The day long meeting, called in the wake of the recent terror attacks, has been organised to discuss ways of strengthening intelligence network and also review the investigations done into the Bangalore and Ahmedabad blasts.
Chief Secretaries and police chiefs were called to Delhi to find ways to prevent attacks like those that occurred in Jaipur, Bangalore and Ahmedabad.
Earlier, the Home Ministry had proposed the setting up of a federal terror agency, with the authority to investigate terrorist strikes across the country. (ANI)
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