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Hyderabad under security blanket for Ramzan

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

is gearing up for the Islamic month of Ramzan, and security is being beefed up with 1,500 policemen deployed across the city, a senior police official said today.

Surveillance would be enhanced and an additional 500 high-definition CCTV cameras installed apart from the thousands already present, of Police (south zone) V Satyanarayana told

Two companies of RAF (rapid action force) would be deployed for the security of night-time shoppers and SHE teams to curb eve-teasing and chain-snatching, he said, adding that pickets would be posted in different markets for a month and patrolling would be done.

Meanwhile, addressed a coordination meeting organised by south zone police and assured them of cooperation from all police officials.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 21:00 IST