No report of Maoists,NE insurgents gaining foothold in national capital: Govt.

February 22nd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs M. Ramachandran in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today said there is no specific information that Maoists and insurgents from the North Eastern States are trying to gain foot-hold in the national capital.

Giving details of the steps being taken to check such activities, Ramachandran said: “Special Cell of Delhi Police keeps a watch on the movement of Maoists and terrorists from North-Eastern states; a nodal officer to monitor their activities has been nominated in Special Cell.”

“One Inspector in every Police Station has been deputed as Anti-terrorist Officer and Quick Reaction Teams (QRTs) have been placed at strategic locations. Local intelligence at the Police Station level is also collected,” he added. (ANI)

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