CJ forms panel to review Calcutta HC security
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Last Updated: Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 19:20
Kolkata: Calcutta High Court Chief Justice J N Patel on Tuesday formed a 19-member committee to review the security of the high court premises in view of the recent terror attack outside Delhi High Court.

The committee includes seven judges of the high court, the Advocate General, government pleader, public prosecutor, representatives of the Bar Association, Bar Library Club, Incorporated Law Society, Kolkata Police Commissioner and other senior officers of different government departments.

Members of the committee went around the premises and surrounding areas in the evening to make an on the spot assessment of the security systems.

It is also required to have an alternative arrangement for parking of cars of advocates, which was termed as a security issue by the police.

The chief justice had last week held a meeting with Director General of Police N Mukherjee, Commissioner of Police R K Pachnanda and Advocate General Anindya Mitra to discuss the security issue following an MHA directive to 21 high courts to beef up security following the Delhi High Court attack that claimed 13 lives.


First Published: Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 19:20

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