Post-Hyderabad blasts, security stepped up
In wake of the recent bomb blasts in Hyderabad, the UT Police has pulled up the security measures around the city. With 36 nakas planned around the city from 6 pm to 9 pm, the UT Police stations were asked to increase the patrolling in the city. The UT Administrator has also briefed the UT Police officials and the home department to increase the security cover.
The Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) operations, RS Ghumman said, "In an interaction with all the Station House Officers (SHOs), Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSPs) and other senior officials, it has been directed that the security around the city should be stepped up. Also, surprise nakas will be put up around the city".
He added that all the hotels, both Inter-State Bus Terminuses, cinemas, malls and other crowded locations should be under the vigilance of the UT Police. UT Administrator, Shivraj V Patil, also had a meeting with the UT Police top brass directing them to keep a vigilant eye around.
Last night as well, there were 46 nakas all around the city to keep a check. The Inspector General of Police (IGP) said, "All the 11 police stations have been directed to increase their patrolling in the city, especially during the night, to avoid any tragedy".
The SHOs have also been asked to direct all the hotels in their areas to check the identification cards of everyone who checks in.
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