Jamshedpur: Several magistrates would be deployed in the city as part of beefed up security for peaceful observance of Eid on Saturday.
�In several police personnel are being deployed for peaceful observance of Eid festival and to provide adequate security to the people here,� said a police official. He told reporters that CRPF, RAF, policemen and home guards are also being deployed.
Pickets would be posted and round the clock patrolling done to maintain law and order, he said, adding peace committee meetings have been held with various communities, who have assured cooperation for peaceful observance of the festival.
Shopkeepers and neighbours in areas where these people reside have been requested to help them in case of any eventuality. Besides police vehicles, private vehicles have been hired for patrol and plainclothes police would do the rounds in all areas �to send a warning to mischief mongers that they would be caught and apprehended if they tried to create trouble.�
SSP Anoop Mathew instructed to ensure the security of mosques, Imam Bargahs, Eidgahs, shopping centres, markets, public places, and other important installations as per the Eid contingency plan.
He also instructed to make effective police picketing and snap checking on the exits and entrances of sensitive parts of the city and take important steps for police mobile, motorcycle on on-foot patrolling to keep close vigil on suspected elements.