Prohibitory Orders Clamped Through Counting Day, Security Beefed Up

Published: 25th August 2015 05:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th August 2015 05:04 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU:  With the BBMP results set to be announced on Tuesday, the police have made elaborate security arrangements in and around the 27 counting centres across the city.

Several senior IPS officers, including 16 DCPs, are supervising the arrangements.

Prohibitory.jpgPolice Commissioner N S Megharikh told reporters on Monday that about 8,500 personnel, including civil police, 62 KSRP platoons and CAR personnel have been deployed around the counting centres, where a large number of candidates’ supporters are expected to gather come morning.

“The police will keep an eye on everyone entering the counting centres. Twenty-five ambulances and as many fire tenders too are being deputed,” Megharikh said.

Police have also clamped prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC from the wee hours of Tuesday till midnight.

All pubs, bars and shops selling liquor have been asked to down their shutters from 6 am to midnight.

“People have been asked not to gather in groups around the counting centres and not to carry weapons,” he said.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp