Home Minister Rajnath Singh lauds efforts of NIA for curbing terror activities
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 20-Aug-2017



 

Lucknow, Aug 20: Hailing the efforts of apex investigative agency Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that incidents of stone pelting have come down significantly in Jammu and Kashmir region. Speaking at the inaugural function of new NIA Building Singh mentioned that with the adoption of innovative and scientific techniques of investigation, NIA has successfully emerged as a credible agency.

 

Commenting on the security status of Northeast area, Singh underlined that because of continuous efforts of NIA the rate of terrorism and insurgency has dropped by by 75% and 40% respectively whereas the conviction rate has gone up to 95 %.

On the front of economic offenses and terror funding links home minister asserted that the agency is investigating 165 such cases of terror funding in the entire country. “If we are able to destroy the main source of terror funding then I am sure it will lead to an end of terrorism," he added. On this occasion Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and other officials of state and central government were present.