Security stepped up at IIT-K after Varanasi blast
Kanpur: Security agencies have stepped up
vigil at IIT Kanpur and other prominent places in the city following the Varanasi blast.
Kanpur DIG Ashok Jain today said there is no specific
threat by the banned Indian Mujahideen (IM) outfit, which has
claimed responsibility for the Varanasi blast, in which one
person was killed and 36 were injured.
He said heightened security is a routine process.
He said the IIT-K had received a threat in February
this year but no fresh warning has been issued to the institution.
He said the police have been alerted and patrolling
has been increased at the institution after the direction of
state government to beef up security at all the prominent
areas and cities of the state.
He said vehicles are being checked randomly and people
have been asked to keep a check on any suspicious movement in
Meanwhile, IIT-K Registrar Sanjeev Kashalkar also
denied of any information about specific threats to the
institution and said the checking are a part of the regular
security measures of the college.
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