Superintendent of Police Karthikeya has said that security along the coast is being beefed up as militants are likely to enter our land through sea.

In a statement on Sunday, he said that marine and civil police had been alerted and mock drill to create awareness among people living in Poosapatirega and Bhogapuram, the coastal mandals, in the district was being conducted.

He released ‘Be Alert’ pamphlets in this regard. He asked people to Dial DSP (Vizianagaram) 9440795904, Bhogapuram Circle Inspector 9440795925, Inspector (Marine PS) 9059662198, Special Branch CI 94407959187, Crime Stopper 1090 or 100. He appealed to people to cooperate with the police and play a key role in apprehending anti-social elements/militants.