Local Indian CT force severely short-staffed

Published 27 October 2011

In the state of Maharashtra, India, counterterrorism forces are struggling with severe staffing shortages particularly in its lower and middle ranked officers, the core of its investigative staff; 89 percent of the agency’s sub-inspector posts were vacant as of September 1, and overall, 238 out of the squad’s 732 posts were unfilled; the state government said that it is working to quickly fill vacant positions and address the problem; “We are aware of the staff shortage. The problem should be resolved by March next year,” said additional chief secretary Umesh Chandra Sarangi

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