Karnataka Home Minister reviews security at HC

Last Updated: Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 18:03

Bangalore: Karnataka Home Minister R Ashoka
on Thursday inspected the security apparatus put in place in the
High Court premises here in the wake of Wednesday`s blast
outside the Delhi High Court in which 12 persons were killed
and 76 others injured.
The Minister, who along with Chief Justice J S Khehar
inspected the precincts of the court, directed security
personnel not to allow any vehicle to come close to the court
premises, except those belonging to the Judges.

Vigilance was scaled up at the court, with the police
subjecting all those entering the premises to checks at all
the entry points.

Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda later told reporters
that security measures have been tightened in the city and
senior officials posted at all sensitive locations.
Home Minister Ashoka has already reviewed the situation
at a meeting with top police officials, he said.


First Published: Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 18:03
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