Bhubaneswar, Oct 03: National Investigation Agency (NIA) Director General Yogesh Chandra Modi today said use of modern technology and blocking the inflow of funds to terror outfits could effectively control terror activities.
Mr Modi arrived here on the request of the Odisha Director General of Police B K Sharma with some top officers of the NIA to participate in a day long training workshop to train the cops on issues related to investigation of terror related cases. The NIA Director General said steps should be taken to stop the flow of funds to terror outfits operating in Odisha, Bihar, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Chhatisgarh and Andhra Pradesh.
He said states affected by Maoist activities should refer their cases to NIA. Mr Yogi also wanted Odisha to send its Police officers for training to NIA to effectively deal with terror activities. The one-day capacity building training programme for Police officers of Odisha on "Investigation of terror related cases" was organized by Odisha Police in association with NIA.
Senior Officers of the rank of Deputy Superintendents and Inspectors from districts across the state attended the training programme.
The NIA DG expressed his willingness to share their experience on the investigation of terror cases and terror funding with the local police to help them get good results in investigation.
Odisha DGP B K Sharma said the NIA DG along with some senior officers came here on his request to impart training about the new technology to counter terrorism. ADG CID S K Upadhaya stressed on the need for proper appreciation of evidence and use of scientific aids, cyber forensics for successful investigation. He said investigating officers should keep themselves abreast of the legal provisions for achieving conviction rates. (UNI)