Ahead of Republic Day, Security Stepped up at Delhi Metro, IGI; 400 Additional Personnel Deployed

Security at major public transport hubs in the national capital like the metro stations and the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has been stepped up with the deployment of 400 additional CISF personnel and multi-layered frisking of passengers and their luggage in view of the upcoming Republic Day celebrations, officials said on Wednesday.

They added that while metro passengers are being scrupulously frisked by two personnel at the time of entering a station, travellers at the airport are being asked to remove shoes, heavy jackets and belts before boarding the aircraft.

“The security drills have been stepped up at the Delhi Metro stations and at the Delhi airport in view of the upcoming Republic Day celebrations in Delhi on January 26.  Read More

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