New task for Naga police

KOHIMA: The 9th Indian Reserved Battalion (IRB) has left Dimapur for Chhattisgarh, becoming the first Naga police battalion to be assigned a task outside the State. Official sources said the Centre had requested the Nagaland Government to provide a battalion of the Naga Police to help the Chhattisgarh Government combat Maoist extremists. The battalion is known as `Daring 9th'. — UNI

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