Alert in Hyderabad after Makkah Masjid acquittals
jkupdate.com | 16-Apr-2018 03:09 PM
  • Alert in Hyderabad after Makkah Masjid acquittals(Representational Photo)

HYDERABAD: Police sounded an alert in Hyderabad following the judgement of a NIA court acquitting all five accused in the 2007 Makkah Masjid blast case.

Police beefed up the security in the communally sensitive old city. More than 3,000 policemen and personnel of paramilitary forces were deployed as part of the security arrangements.
Senior police officials were monitoring the security arrangements at the historic mosque located near the iconic Charminar.

Deputy Commissioner of Police V. Satyanarayana said the police had taken all necessary measures to prevent any untoward incident. 

He said the police would keep a close watch on the movement of people at sensitive places through CCTV cameras. He said the police would deal firmly with any attempt to disturb law and order.

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