JEYPORE: The State and the Central police forces would work unitedly to curb Maoist menace in Odisha and its bordering areas. This was discussed at a high level meeting held at Koraput under the chairmanship of Intelligence Bureau Director Rajeev Jain on Saturday.
The main objective of the meeting was to focus on collaborative efforts on sharing intelligence inputs involving the police forces of both Chhattisgarh and Odisha and the Central agencies besides, strengthening coordination between police departments of all Maoist-affected areas.
Maoist violence in Koraput, Nuapada, Malkangiri and Nabarangpur districts bordering Chhattisgarh was discussed at the meeting that was attended by senior officials of State Police, South Western Range DIG S Shyni, SPs of the districts and armed forces officials. Sources said police would conduct air strikes on Maoist camps in areas bordering Odisha and Chhattisgarh. Jain was here to review the situation.