Police on toes across city
NEW DELHI: On Sunday Muslims would be celebrating the Prophet Muhammad's Birthday as Eid-e-Milad-un- Nabi. Processions would be taken out from various parts of Delhi including the Walled city. Delhi Police is maintaining an extra vigil for the processions to pass from various parts of the city smoothly.
Meanwhile, Delhi police had made elaborate security arrangements in the wake of the Supreme Court's judgement regarding the Ayodhya matter. All district DCPs were alerted and have been asked to mobilise maximum staff for coverage of vulnerable areas. In addition to local police deployment, 26 Companies were deployed to bolster the strength and visibility in sensitive localities.
"Arrangements were made particularly to cover vulnerable areas of mixed population and places of worship. All PCR vans, ERVs and Raftaar motorcycle patrols were also alerted to maximise patrolling. Prohibitory orders have been issued against unlawful assemblies and certain types of unlawful activity in order to maintain public order," said Additional PRO Anil Mittal.
Drones were also used to monitor the situation in sensitive and vulnerable pockets. Police is meeting with Aman Committee members and asking them to support the security personnel in maintaining peace in their areas. Foot patrolling has also been increased. Sniffer dogs have been deployed to check markets in Lutyens' Delhi area.
Watch is being kept on Social Media Platforms to check spreading of any unverified or malicious posts. An appeal has been issued to maintain peace and tranquility.
Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik along with other senor police officers was on rounds in several areas of mixed population of Delhi including Walled city.