Security beefed up ahead of India-Pak match

Police and security agencies on Tuesday went on high alert in 17 districts in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the tomorrow`s semi-final match between India and Pakistan in Mohali.

Meerut: Police and security agencies on Tuesday
went on high alert in 17 districts in Uttar Pradesh
ahead of the tomorrow`s semi-final match between India and
Pakistan in Mohali.

"The confidential report of the Intelligence Department
has sounded a high-alert in 16 districts including Meerut
ahead of tomorrow`s India-Pakistan match. It has also directed
the district magistrates and SPs to be vigilant in these
sensitive districts, Brij Lal, Special DGP (Law and Order)
said.

"Prohibitory orders under section 144 of CrPC have been
imposed. Special Police Force (SPF) has been asked to guard
129 places. Government security agencies have been put on
duty. Alert has been sounded in the NCR region and action will
be taken against those who violate the orders", Lal said.

Director General Police Gurubachan Lal has also directed
all SSPs, DIG and IG to depute additional force on March 30.

PTI

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