STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Kejriwal Not to Accept Z Plus Security Cover: AAP

\'Arvind Kejriwal has been provided with Z plus security,\' Special Commissioner (Security) S B K Singh had yesterday said.

Published: 11th February 2015 10:39 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th February 2015 10:39 PM   |  A+A-

Arvind-Kejriwal
By PTI

NEW DELHI: Delhi chief minister designate Arvind Kejriwal will not accept Z Plus security for him, AAP today said even as the police enhanced his security after the party's landslide victory.

"Arvind Kejriwal will not take Z plus security because it hinders his interaction with the people. We have not asked for any security until now, so there is no question of denying it.

"If he has to accept the Z Plus security then the police should give solid reasons and the level of threat for that kind of security," AAP leader Ashutosh said.

He, however, added that Kejriwal's security has been enhanced after the party's decisive victory.

"Arvind Kejriwal has been provided with Z plus security," Special Commissioner (Security) S B K Singh had yesterday said.

"After becoming chief minister, Kejriwal was given security by Delhi Police and that has continued even today. A police vehicle always accompanies him and there is some level of security outside his house.

"There has, however, been an increase in the security since yesterday, but no Z Plus security has been given," Ashutosh said.

Meanwhile, today, the Uttar Pradesh Police also enhanced security of Kejriwal, a resident of Kaushambi. He will be provided round-the-clock by 12 commandos armed with automatic guns.

The AAP chief has been averse to taking security. Even when he was the chief minister, he had denied security, but the police continued to provide the cover.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

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 newindianexpress.com 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 newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com 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. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp