New Year’s Eve: After last year’s horrors, 15,000 Bengaluru police personnel to keep eye on revellers tonight : India, News
Stringent measures taken after final yr’s occasions: Police Commissioner
Bars, inns and eating places will stay open until about 2 am
Checks in opposition to drunken driving to start at 9 PM
As many as 15,000 police personnel, together with ladies constables, will keep watch over revellers in Bengaluru on New Yr’s Eve.
Bengaluru Police Commissioner T. Suneel Kumar stated stringent measures have been taken after some ladies have been allegedly molested across the upscale MG Street and Brigade Street, a yr in the past immediately.
“With practically 750 patrolling autos, practically 15,000 police personnel together with 1500 residence guards and 1000 civil defence employees have been positioned to strengthen safety,” Kumar advised reporters within the Karnataka capital.
The police commissioner stated revellers “creating nuisance” in pubs, bars and eating places, and on the streets, could be arrested instantly. Checks in opposition to drunken driving will start at 9 PM, he added.
An extra 500 CCTVs have been put in throughout Bengaluru for higher surveilance, he stated.
NO BAR-HOPPING AFTER 2 AM
Bars, inns and eating places within the metropolis will stay open until about 2 am tomorrow.
About 2,000 cops will probably be current on Brigade Street, Church Road and MG Street within the Bengaluru’s central enterprise district.
“Further lighting preparations” have been made, and “300 extra cameras” put in in MG Street, Brigade Street and Church Road, Police Commissioner Kumar stated.
The police will function drones to trace the motion of autos and revellers. Bomb and canine squads will keep legislation and order throughout the town throughout the night-long bash.
Flyovers within the metropolis with different routes will probably be shut from 10 pm tonight until 6 am tomorrow to stop drag races, Kumar stated.
Along with the flyover restrictions, parking has additionally been prohibited by police within the metropolis centre.
ENTRY TO NANDI HILLS PROHIBITED
Entry to Nandi Hills in Chikkaballapur district, about 60 km from Bengaluru, has additionally been restricted by the district police officers. District police stated entry will probably be prohibited from four pm tonight to eight am tomorrow.
Nandi Hills is a well-liked hill fortress that pulls a number of bikers, trekkers and cyclists from throughout the state for its picturesque views.
A number of folks have died in accidents on blind street activates the way in which to the hills.
METRO CAN BE USED TILL 2 AM
The Bengaluru Metro Rail Company Restricted will run its metro companies on each east-west and north-south routes until 2 am tomorrow.
The state-run Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Company may even run its bus companies within the metropolis until 2 am, so revellers can return residence safely utilizing public transport.
WATCH | Bengaluru mass molestation: Sufferer recounts ordeal