Kerala wants Centre to establish Anti-terrorism institution

Monday, Oct 3, 2016,17:23 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | Kerala government has asked the Centre to establish a school for imparting training to personnel to combat terrorism, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the assembly.

Kerala has asked Centre to set up a Counter Intelligence and Anti-Terrorism School to provide training for personnel to check terrorism, Vijayan said in a written reply to a question in the assembly.

An internal Cell is now functioning in the State Special Branch to monitor and prevent terror activities. A separate domestic security investigation wing is also functioning under the Special Branch, he said.

Besides this, individuals and organisations that propagate extremist ideas through social media were also being monitored, Vijayan said.