Delhi City Security Stepped Up Including Metro Network Ahead Of Independence Day Celebrations

Delhi City Security Stepped Up Including Metro Network Ahead Of Independence Day Celebrations

New Delhi: Security measures at the Delhi Metro and the IGI airport of the capital city have been beefed up with the induction of over 600 fresh CISF personnel and commuters are being thoroughly frisked in view of the heightened vigil in the run up to the Independence Day on August 15, official sources said.

They also that said while passengers in the Delhi Metro are being twice checked before entering the Delhi Metro stations, additional CISF quick reaction teams (QRTs) and flying squads have been deployed at select stations that witness a heavy public rush or are important from the security point of view.

The Central Industrial Security Force, that is tasked to secure more than 210 stations of the metro in the national capital region, has enhanced the number of security personnel in the network to keep a better eye over the people and their luggage, the officials said.

Passengers getting inside at a number of airports in the city are being frisked twice, first manually and later with a hand-held metal detector, they said, adding that instructions have also been issued to the personnel to perform the job scrupulously but without taking much time.“About 500 CISF personnel have been deployed additionally in the Delhi Metro network as part of the stepped up security measures in the wake of the Independence Day celebrations on August 15,” a senior official said.

 

 

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