City On High Alert Ahead Of Black Day On December 6
The Hyderabad Police Commissioner issued prohibitory orders banning all kinds of processions, dharnas and rallies in the city till December 7.
Hyderabad | 4th December 2017
Ahead of the Babri Masjid demolition day on December 6, popularly referred to as Black Day by the Muslim community, Hyderabad police commissioner V V Srinivasa Rao on Monday issued prohibitory orders banning processions, dharnas, rallies and public meetings in the city from 6 am on December 5 to 6 am on December 7.
The commissioner said that stringent action would be initiated against those found to be violating the order.
In another order to be effective from 6 am on December 6 to 6 am on December 12, the Commissioner prohibited carrying arms including swords, spears, knives, sticks with or without flags, bludgeons, guns, explosive materials and other offensive weapons in the twin cities' limits.
He also prohibited the use of microphones / public address systems around the Secretariat, including the Burgula Ramakrishna Rao building, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation office, Commissioner of Fisheries building, Mint Compound, Nizam College and its surroundings, Assembly, Upper Tank Bund, Prasads Mall, NTR Marg and flyover from Secretariat to Visvesvaraya statue in Khairatabad.
Meanwhile, South Zone DCP V Satyanarayana said that the police department had conducted meetings with religious heads in the city to avoid any communal disharmony.
"Security arrangements across the Old City have been beefed up by deploying additional forces in view of the Black Day on December 6," he added.
As many as 10 ACPs, 42 inspectors, 106 sub-inspectors, 92 ASIs, 210 head constables, 1,574 police constables, 511 home guards, 800 special policemen and bomb squads had been deployed for the security measures, the DCP said.
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