Chavan meets top cops; Bombay HC security reviewed

The Chief Minister called a meeting of senior officials at the state secretariat for a security review.

Last Updated: Sep 07, 2011, 16:02 PM IST

Mumbai: A high-level meeting was called by
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday and
security reviewed at the Bombay High Court in the wake of the
Delhi blast that left nine people dead and scores injured.

The Chief Minister called a meeting of senior officials
at the state secretariat for a security review.

Maharashtra ATS chief Rakesh Maria and Commissioner of
State Intelligence Department K L Prasad were present at the
meeting, sources said.

Meanwhile, Mumbai Police Commissioner took stock of the
security at the Bombay High Court and said that additional
measures are in the pipeline to bolster security there.

"I went to the Bombay High Court and reviewed the
security arrangement," said Commissioner Arup Patnaik, adding
that police checking will be increased at entry and exit
points in the city.

Due to the ongoing Ganesh festival, a strict vigil is
already being maintained, he said, adding, "I appeal to
Mumbaikars to stay on alert."

PTI