Nagpur on high alert; Police Commissioner asks Nagpurians to be cautious


Report by: Tejaswini Thote

Edited by: Radhika Dhawad

Feb 27, 2019 17:03
Nagpur Police beefed up the security at major public places after the city was placed on a high alert due to IAF's air strike in Pakistan.
Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur

After Indian Air Force conducted an air strike at Balakot in Pakistan on Tuesday morning by destroying their terror camps, major cities across India have been put on high alert. Nagpur Police beefed up the security at major public places after the city was placed on a high alert.

When Nation Next spoke to Commissioner of Police Nagpur, Dr Bhushan Kumar Upadhyaya, he said, “The entire country is on high alert. We’re not sure for how many days the city would be on high alert. We’re taking precautions by patrolling at sensitive areas of the city. There are certain fixed points, which we’re ensuring remain safe.” Upadhyaya, urging Nagpurians to be cautious, said, “People should be alert. If they see anything suspicious, they should immediately inform the police.”

Along with extra security personnel, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and Railway Protection Force (RPF) are keeping a strict surveillance at the city’s airport and railway stations respectively.

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