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Mamata Banerjee’s security beefed up; cops posted at secretariat can’t use mobile phones

The West Bengal government has decided that police staff posted at the state secretariat ‘Nabanna’ will not be permitted to use their cell telephones during responsibility hours, a top bureaucrat mentioned on Tuesday.

The choice was taken as section of actions to beef up stability arrangements for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after a stranger managed to sneak into her home in spite of the presence of a significant amount of police personnel there.

“It has been noticed that most of the time the police personnel on obligation are busy on social networking websites that hamper their position. To suppress this, we have determined to ban the use of mobile phones by security officials though staying on obligation,” the bureaucrat told PTI.

The police staff will have to deposit their cellular telephones before they be part of their obligation at ‘Nabanna’ and will get them back after their change is in excess of, he reported.

The determination might also be implemented at other governmental workplaces.

“It is a portion of tightening the security arrangements at Nabanna,” he explained.

A lot more police personnel will be posted at the main minister’s home in each and every shift.

“Before, there used to be 70 law enforcement staff in a person change. From now on, there will be 18 a lot more,” the official explained.

The administration also resolved to set up supplemental bunkers, law enforcement pickets and a new observe tower in close proximity to Banerjee’s home to tighten the safety in the place, he stated.

A decision has also been taken to install CCTVs at quite a few alleys all over Banerjee’s home in Kalighat, the officer reported.

Banerjee, protected by a ‘Z Plus’ stability, also has a 24X7 a few-tier safety all over her residence where at the very least 150 law enforcement personnel and 10 commandos are deputed. She is accompanied by at least 32 to 36 security guards.

On the intervening night of Saturday-Sunday, a person man or woman sneaked into Banerjee’s home at around 1.20 AM and remained inside of right until safety personnel spotted him at all-around 8 AM. He was arrested.

The incident induced a safety scare as questions ended up elevated about how he went earlier the Z-Additionally security include and managed to enter her residence with no any one noticing. The person is considered to have scaled a wall of Banerjee’s household to get an entry.