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Hry CID conducts training programme on security cover for VVIPs

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Aiming to tighten security cover given to VIPs/VVIPs, the CID conducted a training programme for police personnel to provide protection more effectively to such individuals during close interaction with a large number of people.

The programme, launched on Monday under the guidance of of Police (CID) and the supervision of of Police (Security) Rahul Sharma, concluded today at the in Panchkula.

Addressing the valedictory session, Rao said the programme focussed on how police personnel needed to be deployed keeping in view the safety and security of the individual while ensuring that general public did not face any difficulty with that security circle.

He said 57 police personnel from five districts were imparted training about close protection of VIPs/VVIPs.

Training was imparted in maintenance and use of weapons like pistols, carbines, AK 47s, etc., and on ways to deal with terror attacks, an official release said.

After evaluation, the team from district was adjudged the winner based on performance in the training programme.

Instructions regarding security arrangements were also given to the personnel, the release said.

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 19:35 IST