CRPF takes over security of Delhi HC

Para-military CRPF has taken over the security of the Delhi High Court where a blast outside one of its gates on September seven has left 15 people dead.

Last Updated: Sep 30, 2011, 17:31 PM IST

New Delhi: Para-military CRPF has taken over
the security of the Delhi High Court where a blast outside one
of its gates on September seven has left 15 people dead.

"A company of the 27th battalion of the force has taken
over the security of the Delhi High Court," a senior CRPF
officer said today. A CRPF company has around 100 personnel.

Troops of the central paramilitary force will install
additional `morchas` (fortified posts), watch towers and
deploy static armed guards at various places in the court
premises, the officer said.

The force will also liaise with the Delhi Police keeping
in view the overall security of the premises and areas
adjoining the court, the officer said.

Fifteen people were killed and over 70 others injured in
the blast that occurred outside gate number 5 of the court
complex on September 7.

PTI