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Govt decides to give 'Z' category security by CRPF commandos to Owaisi

Official sources said the CRPF commandos will be deployed for the security of Owaisi round-the-clock.

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MIM will fight independently in Seemanchal: Asaduddin Owaisi
Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi | File photo

The government on Friday decided to provide 'Z' category security by commandos of the to prominent Muslim leader and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin .

Official sources said the commandos will be deployed for the security of round-the-clock.

The decision to grant 'Z' category security to the chief of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) came a day after his car was allegedly fired upon in Hapur while he was returning to Delhi after attending election-related events in western Uttar Pradesh.

No one was injured in the incident, had said while urging the Election Commission to ensure an independent probe into the incident.

Uttar Pradesh's Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar had said one person involved in the episode has been arrested and a pistol seized from him.

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First Published: Fri, February 04 2022. 12:45 IST