TN DGP sets up team to handle possible after effects of Abrogation of Art. 370

Chennai, Aug 7 (PTI)

Tamil Nadu DGP J K Tripathy on Tuesday set up a five-member team to initiate precautionary measures to avert untoward incidents in the State following revocation of Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

The move comes a day after Union Home Ministry directed all security forces and law enforcement agencies across the country to stay on ‘maximum alert.’ According to a release from the TN DGP, the officers, all in the rank of Additional Director General of Police, have been allotted different zones in the state.

The officers are directed to take charge of designated areas, take stock of law and order developments and initiate adequate precautionary measures to avert untoward incidents and supervise law and order bundobust, it said.

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