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Security alert ahead of Republic Day in UP

Lucknow: The Intelligenc Bureau has been asked to maintain a special vigil in Uttar Pradesh especially in districts bordering Nepal ahead of Republic Day.IG (Law and Order), Amrendra Sengar yesterday told reporters here that the
PTI January 21, 2014 8:50 IST
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Lucknow: The Intelligenc Bureau has been asked to maintain a special vigil in Uttar Pradesh especially in districts bordering Nepal ahead of Republic Day.

IG (Law and Order), Amrendra Sengar yesterday told reporters here that the IB has been asked to maintain special vigil on Republic Day.

He said instructions have been issued to maintain special vigilance in sensitive areas, including that bordering Nepal.

On being asked about apprehension of terror acts, Sengar refused to comment saying the police has been asked to take precautionary measures.

Sengar said the IB has been asked to step up patrolling and surveillance in crowded areas and pay special attention to the security of VVIPs.