Security alert in Jharkhand due to Maoist bandh
By Abha Manakatala - Tue Jun 23, 10:03 am
Security forces have been put on high alert across the State in view of the 24-hour bandh called by the Maoist group Bhakpa today.
Instructions have been given to security forces to maintain strict vigil and chalk out strategies to counter the rebels in strategic locations.
“We are fully prepared to deal with all eventualities. Public safety is our major priority and we have deployed quick response teams on vulnerable locations. The police have been directed to intensify patrolling,” said police spokesperson S.N. Pradhan.