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Delhi violence: High alert in sensitive districts of Uttar Pradesh; police deployment increased

According to reports, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the police officers to remain vigilant and ensure that the violence in Delhi does not have a fallout in the state, especially in western Uttar Pradesh.

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New Delhi Published on: February 27, 2020 9:56 IST
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High alert in sensitive districts of Uttar Pradesh; police deployment increased

In the wake of northeast Delhi violence, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has increased the police deployment in communally sensitive districts of the state. According to reports, various senior police officers have been sent to maintain a close vigil on the situation ahead of the Friday prayers. These officers have been asked to camp in the designated districts until the situation in Delhi normalizes completely.

According to a police spokesman, ADG Bareilly zone Avinash Chandra has been sent to Moradabad while ADG Agra zone, Ajay Anand, has been given charge of Aligarh.

ADG PAC Ram Kumar has been asked to take charge of Rampur and Jyoti Narain who has just returned from central deputation has been given charge of Hapur and Bulandshahr.

IG Moradabad Ramit Sharma has been given charge of Sambhal while IG Railway, Vijay Prakash, will monitor Ferozabad.

IG PTC Meerut Laxmi Singh will oversee Muzaffarnagar and DIG SIT J Ravindra Gaur will take charge of Bijnore.

Adityanath has asked the police officers to remain vigilant and ensure that the violence in Delhi does not have a fallout in the state, especially in western Uttar Pradesh.

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