Security beefed up in view of air strike in Pakistan
New Delhi: The Delhi Police has increased the security in the National Capital after the successful surgical strike 2.0 inside Pakistan on Tuesday. Police claimed that they are on alert to avert any attack.
In a recently held meeting in PHQ, the DCPs were told to be alert in their respective districts. Security officials have tightened the security of important offices, including the Prime Minister's Office and the Defence Ministry. According to the senior officer, after Pulwama attack the security was heightened in the Capital.
The Parakram vans will be deployed in strategic locations. The primary aim of deploying these 'Parakram' Vans adding more to security and to instil a feeling of security and safety amongst citizens with their visibility and deterrence. It also strengthens the existing deployment of the district police. Security personnel have identified vulnerable spots such as crowded markets, railway stations, bus stands and other high-value establishments, and security has been heightened."CCTVs are being regularly analyzed of the crowded places," police said.
Not only the Delhi street but the security of the metro and railway had been beefed in the city. The security has also been tightened in small railway stations area. In the districts, senior officers including SHOs, ACPs have been told to set up checkpoints at all important routes, conduct strict vehicle inspections and take suitable countermeasures for all the sensitive locations.
Meanwhile, the sleuths of Crime Branch and Special Cell are also maintaining vigil in the city. In January, Special Cell of Delhi Police had apprehended Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants including juvenile from Shopian District of Jammu and Kashmir.
Last year Special Cell arrested three militants affiliated to ISJK from Srinagar before they tried to lob a grenade at the police party.