Millennium Post

Security arrangements in place for Christmas and New Year

New Delhi: The last weeks in December bring party mood in the national Capital as there is Christmas and New Year. People with their family visit different places to enjoy but some anti-social elements try to harm them, seeing the situation Delhi Police has also started to strengthen the security at different places in order to stop the menace of crime during festive periods.
In South Delhi, more than 18 corridors which connect important temples, roads, restaurants, churches will see the extra deployment of the forces to avert any incidents. More than 80 pickets will be there during festival times and heavy patrolling will be there on more than 70 motorcycles.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (south), Romil Baaniya, told Millennium Post that they have identified the places and adequate security arrangements have been made for the safety and security of the people. "We are taking several steps to curb crime," said the DCP.
Defence Colony, Bhishma Pitamah marg, Lodi road, August Kranti marg, Shivalik main road are the few places which will see deployment during the festival time. "Police will also check eve-teasing and drunken driving," said a senior official. The South Delhi Police has also increased pickets in fog condition and also for the safety of the working women who came to their home late night from their work. The borders connecting the district will also see a high deployment of police.
Police sources claimed that every police station in south Delhi area have identified vulnerable spots where they have increased patrolling and also nearby working places of women.
During winter and fog situation, most of the areas became isolated and the criminals look for the opportunity to commit the crime, so for the working women police are taking several steps to ensure their safety. The cabs who ply in the night have been checked. ''We check driver's license and also the papers of the car. There is random checking in the buses also," said a police official.
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