Mum police commissioner visits HC, CM meets top cops

Due to the ongoing Ganesh festival, policemen have already been on the roads and on high alert.

Mumbai: Following the high-intensity blast outside the Delhi High Court n Wednesday morning, Mumbai Police Commissioner took a review of the security at the Bombay High Court here.

"I went to the Bombay High Court and reviewed the security arrangement," said Commissioner Arup Patnaik here.

Patnaik added that nakabandi (police checking) will be increased at the entry and exit points in the city.

Due to the ongoing Ganesh festival, policemen were already on the roads and on high alert, he said, adding "I appeal to Mumbaikars to stay on alert."

Patnaik also said, that police were getting good cooperation from the Ganesh Mandals in the metropolis with regard to security measures at Ganesh pandals.

The police commissioner also attended a security-review meeting called by the Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan at the state secretariat, following the incident in Delhi.

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


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