Panel finds holes in Parliament's security cover

In what has sent alarm bells ringing in the security establishment, a Parliament committee has found several holes in the security cover around the temple of India’s vibrant democracy.

New Delhi: In what has sent alarm bells ringing in the security establishment, a Parliament committee has found several holes in the security cover around the temple of India’s vibrant democracy.

The committee comprising of former home secretary RK Singh and former Mumbai Police commissioner Satpal Singh in its report red flagged several security flaw.

The panel found that as many as 12 gates in the high-securty complex have no proper facilities for screening of visitors, also that many CCTV cameras were not working.

The report also highlighted the lack of bullet proof jackets for Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) soldiers who guard the complex.

The report has been submitted to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and the Ministry of Home Affairs.

More details are awaited.