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Security beefed up for India-SA ODI on Wednesday

Tight security arrangements have been made at Holkar stadium for 2nd ODI between India and South Africa.

PTI| Updated: Oct 13, 2015, 19:20 PM IST
Security beefed up for India-SA ODI on Wednesday

Indore: Tight security arrangements have been made for second One-Day International between India and South Africa to be played at Holkar stadium here on Wednesday.

A security blanket of 1,500 personnel, including jawans of police, Rapid Action Force (RAF) and Special Armed Forces (SAF) of Madhya Pradesh, will guard the stadium, Indore police range Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Santosh Kumar Singh said.

He also said commandos of Counter Terrorists Group (CTG) will be stationed near the venue.

The DIG said that a four-tier security cover will be put in place in and around the stadium.

Spectators are going to be frisked at the entrance of the stadium, Singh said adding that 17 CCTV cameras will keep a hawk's eye on the movements at the ground.

The district administration has banned spectators to carry water bottles inside the stadium.