India vs WI Test: Thick security blanket to be thrown around Uppal stadium
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India vs WI Test: Thick security blanket to be thrown around Uppal stadium

Hyderabad, Oct 9 : As many as 1,500 police personnel would be deployed to provide security for the second cricket test match between India and West Indies scheduled to be held at Rajiv Gandhi International Crciket Stadium at Uppal from October 12.

Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh M. Bhagwat said elaborate security arrangements will be made for the Test Match with 519 law and order personnel, 150 from traffic wing and four platoons from Armed Reserves would be deployed at the stadium.

Police from different wings including Octopus, mounted police, Special Branch and CCS would also be drafted to maintain law and order, the Commissioner said.

About 100 surveillance cameras have been installed in and around the stadium, which would be monitored by a team of policemen at a joint command and control room, he said special parties are deployed separately to meet with any contingency. (UNI)