Bengaluru police to beef up security in city on New Year's eve

28 December 2017, 12:14 PM
Bengaluru will be security fortress on December 31
Bengaluru will be security fortress on December 31

After last year’s alleged molestation cases during new year celebrations on Bengaluru’s brigade road, police this time have doubled the security at brigade road and its surroundings on the eve of December 31.

T. Sunil Kumar, Police commissioner of Bengaluru city said, “We will deploy 2000 policemen including 500 women personnel and 250 CCTV cameras will be placed in the Brigade road and adjacent streets.”

Security will not only be tightened on the brigade road but in the entire city. Fifteen thousand policemen will be deployed in the city which includes 4 additional commissioners, 2 joint commissioner s, 19 DCP’s, 49 ACP’s and 400 police inspectors.

T. Sunil Kumar, police commissioner Bengaluru said, “Drones will also be patrolling the City and Hotel, Restaurants, Bars will remain Open till 2 am.”

Taking precautions, Bengaluru police has decided to close all flyovers with alternate routes from 10 pm on December 31.

First Published: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 11:18 PM
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