Tight security cover in Odisha capital for New Year

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Dec 30:

The Commissionerate Police will be deploying at total of 12 platoons of police men in the Odisha capital to maintain law and order on the New Year day.


These forces will be deployed at 28 locations. This apart five quick reaction teams (QAT) and policemen in plain clothes will be deployed in different locations.

An ACP rank officer will remain in-charge of every two police stations and conduct checks on the security alertness and patrolling arrangements. This was informed by Police Commissioner Dr R P Sharma here today.

Road blocking will be undertaken at different locations to keep a vigil on suspected anti-social elements. A close watch will be kept on zero night celebrations in different hotels.

While celebrations will be allowed till midnight in the hotels, playing of music will be allowed till 10 pm outside.

Patrolling will be intensified and stringent action will be taken against drunken drivers, warned Sharma.

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