High alert continues in Nagpur, nakabandi at key areas

Nagpur: Nagpur police have been on their toes post second round of IAF’s surgical strike, dubbed as ‘non-military preemptive exercise’ in Balakot, Pakistan. Several areas are being strictly monitored as extra forces have been deployed during the night time. The vehicles entering in and moving out of city are being checked to avoid any eventuality.

Cops are placed on high alert in busy and sensitive areas including railway station, airport and other prominent market places. Sensing the situation, policemen in civil dress are keeping vigil at every nook and corner. Night patrolling has also been reportedly increased in the areas under all police stations.

However sources informed that the checking exercise has been relaxed in night time and no patrolling party or barricading was seen near airport on Wednesday night.

DCP Ravindra Kadam however said post Pulwama terror attacks in which 40 soldiers were martyred, directives have been given to beef up security and alert measures around Nagpur airport and railway station. Cops are also keeping an eagle’s eye on markets, malls and crowded places in city.