ISIS terrorists may target IPS, IAS officers, intelligence agencies warn

ISIS terrorists may target IPS, IAS officers, intelligence agencies warn

Officials are being asked in a confidential intelligence alert to take adequate precautionary measures for their personal safety and told to sensitize security staff and others, including drivers, to be prepared against possible attacks.

Hyderabad : Security agencies have cautioned about Islamist terrorists targeting officers of the Indian Police Service as well as the Indian Administrative Service to step up their campaign and radicalization drive in the country.

BE PREPARED

Officials are being asked in a confidential intelligence alert to take adequate precautionary measures for their personal safety and told to sensitize security staff and others, including drivers, to be prepared against possible attacks.

SECURITY REVIEW UNDERWAY

At the same time, security review of workplaces of senior police officers, key police stations and even their residential areas is being taken up on an urgent basis to strengthen the security cover.

The latest wide ranging alert has been sounded following intercepts of communication to suggest that Maulana Asim Umar, the chief of the al Qaeda in the Indian Sub Continent has exhorted Indian Muslims to start jihad by killing senior IPS and IAS officers.

Source : India Today

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