Intelligence agencies working with states’ police to ensure safety: Rijiju

New Delhi: With the National Investigation Agency (NIA) detaining 14 IS suspects from various parts of the country, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Friday said intelligence agencies and state police were working in tandem to provide peaceful environment to nation.

“We have launched a crackdown on such a big scale, which shows that we are taking steps in focussed manner to ensure safe and secure environment to the people,” said Rijiju, adding that it shows how focused and committed the Government is towards the security of the nation.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday arrested 14 suspects in connection with planning to carry out terrorist activities in various parts of India.

The agency also claimed to have seized certain “incriminating” articles, mobile phones, laptops, unaccounted cash, jihadi literature and videos, besides materials for preparation of bombs from their places. (ANI)