NIA`s field office inaugurated at Cyberabad

The Field Office of National Investigation Agency was inaugurated at Cyberabad here by Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police R R Girish Kumar today.

Last Updated: Aug 30, 2010, 23:38 PM IST

Hyderabad: The Field Office of National
Investigation Agency was inaugurated at Cyberabad here by
Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police R R Girish Kumar
today.

A Ravi Shankar, Deputy Inspector General, an IPS officer
of AP Cadre, would head the NIA unit.

Speaking on the occasion, NIA Director General, S C Sinha
said the new office will have jurisdiction over Kerala, Tamil
Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Puduchhery and will
investigate terror related and other crimes mentioned in the
schedule to the NIA Act, 2008.

The Union Government has sanctioned 110 posts for this
office including that of one DIG, two SPs and other supporting
staff including executive, ministerial, technical, legal and
forensics, a release said.

PTI