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Mumbai on high alert after intel of Khalistani attack on New Year's eve

As per reports, extremely high security is expected to be witnessed especially in the congested area of Mumbai on December 31.

Atul Singh Edited by: Atul Singh New Delhi Updated on: December 30, 2021 18:05 IST
A bird's eye view of Mumbai over Gateway of India.
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A bird's eye view of Mumbai over Gateway of India.

Highlights

  • Mumbai has been put on high alert in view of intel of Khalistani attack
  • Mumbai Police has cancelled all pre-approved leaves, weekly offs of officials
  • Central agencies alerted Mumbai of Khalistan attack on New Year's eve

Mumbai Police has cancelled all holidays or weekly offs for December 31 over security concerns in the city. The decision was taken after an alert was received from central agencies over Khalistani elements planning to target Mumbai on New Year's eve.

As per reports, extremely high security is expected to be witnessed especially in the congested area of Mumbai on December 31. 

Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) is already in place in Mumbai, though it's in view of Covid.

In addition to this, the police order prohibits all New Year celebrations, programmes, functions and gatherings in any closed or open space, including hotels, restaurants, banquet halls, bars, pubs, orchestras, resorts, clubs and rooftops.

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