Special Task Force (India)

Special police unit of India

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In India, a Special Task Force (STF) is a type of police task force created to deal with certain problems. Every state has a power to constitute an STF. They are primarily formed due to lack of adequate police forces for a task, like neutralizing a major criminal or criminal network or as a counter-insurgency or anti-terrorism measure.


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West Bengal: Two suspected Islamic State-linked terrorists arrested in Howrah

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