The Kerala police chief met with security agencies on Monday after intelligence reports that a boat carrying 15 ISIS terrorists had set off from Sri Lanka to Lakshadweep islands. The police have also asked for cooperation from local residents of coastal areas.
The Navy, Coast Guard and the Coastal Police are maintaining a high level of surveillance off Kerala and Lakshadweep coasts. The intelligence about a white boat with 15 ISIS terrorists leaving Sri Lanka was received last week, sources said. Police stations and police chiefs in coastal districts have been asked to be alert in case suspicious vessels are spotted.
Senior police office G Lakshman has been appointed as the security co-ordinator for the state to oversee security measures over the threat. Read More