Thursday, November 26, 2009

Security beefed up in Bangalore

Bangalore, Nov 25 (PTI) Security has been stepped up at vital installations in the IT capital including commercial and industrial establishments on the eve of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks and an army Commando battalion kept as standby to assist the local police in case of any untoward incident.

A battalion of Commando Force from the Indian Army has been stationed at Bangalore to assist the city police to deal with incidents of terror, a top police official said.

This force can be requisitioned by the police commissioner in times of exigency, Shankar Bidari police commissioner said in a statement here today.

"Forming a Commando Force from out of the strength of city Armed Reserve comprising 200 personnel is also in progress," he said.

Police is also monitoring movements and activities of persons suspected to be having links with terror outfits.

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