IG visits stadium

Published: 12th January 2013 10:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th January 2013 10:59 AM   |  A+A-

As part of reviewing the security arrangements for the One-day  International Cricket Match between India and England, the police team 

under Kochi Range Inspector-General K Padmakumar and Commissioner K G James visited the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium on Friday.

“We have reviewed the entire security system. As many as 2,000 policemen will be deployed in the stadium. The team will contain 15 DySPs,

25 circle-inspectors and 50 sub-inspectors. Besides, additional policemen  would be deployed for manning the traffic. There will be traffic diversion and parking restriction in the city on the day of the match,” James said.

The police with the assistance of Kerala Cricket Association have installed 50 additional CCTV cameras inside the stadium. All entrances to the stadium  and its premises will be sealed.

A control room will be opened at the stadium from which whole stadium would be monitored.

Besides, the units of bomb and dog squad and Fire and Rescue Service will be  present at the stadium. The security of the players would be monitored by the Commando units, who would be deployed at the hotel and stadium.


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