MHA to create separate vertical in NIA to deal with Naxal violence

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday announced it had initiated a process to create a separate vertical in the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to deal with investigation into important cases pertaining to Left-wing extremism.
Announcing the special measures, which are being taken by the ministry in dealing with Naxal violence, a senior MHA official said, “A decision has also been taken to set up multi-disciplinary groups comprising of officials from central agencies and state police headed by additional secretary at the Centre and joint director (IB) at the state level.”