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Valentine's Day: 900 cops to be out in Chandigarh for women's

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

In view of the tomorrow, Police has made special arrangements to maintain law and order in the city.

Additional force will be deployed in the city to ensure safety and security of women, a said here.

"Approximately 900 police personnel from police stations, different wings, IRB (Reserve Batallion) and PCR have been deployed for law and order duties that will include six DSPs and 24 inspectors/SHOs," he said.

The maximum police force will be deployed nearby girls hostels, colleges and Panjab University, busy markets and shopping malls.

A reserve force will remain on alert for mobilising in case of any contingencies, he said.

"The PCR staff will carry out patrolling in the city and PCR vehicles will be stationed near girls hostels, colleges and Every location will be under direct supervision of DSPs and inspectors for the maintenance of law and order," the said.

Pick and drop facility for women will be available in order to ensure their safety while reaching home. Women can call on to avail this facility, he said.

Besides this, special traffic arrangements will also be made to check on violators.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 20:05 IST