Too many cops for VIP security, use some to keep city safe: SC


Luthra said he would file a better affidavit.

Adjourning the matter for February 14, the bench asked all states, which had failed to filed affidavits on the number of security personnel deployed for VIP security and the cost borne by them, to do so by Monday. It said in case they fail, their home secretaries will have to personally appear before the court.

Govt affidavit on VIP security cover

8,049 policemen deployed for VIP security

Of these, 844 are for security of Rashtrapati Bhavan

460 VIPs in the national capital

Cost of security cover is Rs 341 crore

Of this, Rs 38.48 crore spent for Rashtrapati Bhavan

63,985 personnel deployed for maintaining law and order

3,448 personnel for crime prevention and investigation

5,847 personnel for traffic management

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