Mangaluru, May 08, 2018: City Police Commissioner Vipul Kumar has said that the Police Department has taken all necessary measures for the peaceful conduct of the May 12 Assembly elections.
Speaking to reporters at his office here on May 8, Tuesday he said there are a total of 877 booths in the Mangaluru, Mangaluru South, Mangaluru North and Moodbidri constituencies coming under the Commissionerate limits. A total of 26 checkposts including six on the inter-state borders have been set up. Fourteen flying squads are also functional, he informed.
Referring to security measures, he said 11 contingents of CAPF, other personnel including Home Guards all totalling 2,700 have been deployed. A total of 1,909 arms have been deposited, he said adding police are keeping a strict vigil on 2,756 rowdy elements.
DCPs Hanumantharaya and Uma Prashanth were present.