Bhubaneswar: An inter-State coordination meeting of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha Police was held today here to discuss on anti-Maoist strategies.
Recently Maoists gunned down two TDP politicians in Andhra Pradesh.
Odisha DGP Dr RP Sharma and his Andhra Pradesh Counterpart RP Thakur attended the meeting.
Wide range of issues including anti-LWE operations in the inter-State border, intelligence collection and sharing, tactical deployment of security forces along the inter-State border were discussed in the meeting.
The top officials of both the States discussed the emerging LWE scenario on the border.
The meeting focused on enhancing the inter-State coordination and cooperation, particularly conducting joint operations in the core areas like the cut-off areas to effectively combat and contain the LWE menace. It also deliberated on the development/infrastructure initiatives to be undertaken in mutual consultation.
Intelligence ADGs, Operations ADGs, Greyhound and Vizag Range DIGs and SWR Range DIGs of Odisha attended the meeting.
Malkangiri and Koraput SPs and Odisha SOG Commandant also attended the meeting.