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80 CRPF jawans deployed in Nagpur’s red zone areas: Commissioner of Police Dr BK Upadhyay


Radhika Dhawad | May 23, 2020 14:07

Nagpur CP Dr BK Upadhyay on Saturday nformed Nation Next that 80 CRPF jawans (Central Reserve Police Force) were deployed in city's red zone areas.
Nagpur Police Commissioner Dr BK Upadhyay

Nagpur Commissioner of Police Dr BK Upadhyay in an interaction with Nation Next on Saturday informed that 80 CRPF jawans (Central Reserve Police Force) were deployed in city’s red zone areas – Mominpura, Satranjipura and Gaddigodam. Upadhyay said, “Around 80 CRPF jawans were deployed in city’s three red zone areas around two days back.”

When asked if the police personnel were deployed ahead of  Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations in the city’s red zone areas as reported, Upadhyay clarified, “This is no way connected to Eid celebrations in the city.”

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