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I-Day security: Gurgaon police impose restrictions on vehicle movement on Aug 15

Police has urged the local transporters to co-operate with them in the interest of ensuring security

gurgaon Updated: Aug 13, 2017 22:47 IST
HT Correspondent
Gurgaon Police commissioner Sandeep Khirwar oversees the dress rehearsal for the Independence Day parade on Sunday.
Gurgaon Police commissioner Sandeep Khirwar oversees the dress rehearsal for the Independence Day parade on Sunday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Entry of heavy vehicles has been banned in Gurgaon from 8 pm on Monday to 11 am on Tuesday in wake of the Independence Day celebration in Delhi. The Gurgaon police said to ensure safety and security in Delhi and NCR, heavy vehicles would not be allowed to enter the district at Panchgaon chowk near Bilaspur, and at Kherki Daula toll plaza in Gurgaon.

While vehicles coming from outside the district would be stopped on the national highway 8 at Panchgaon chowk, the trucks and trailers within Gurgaon would not be allowed to cross Kherki Daula toll plaza. Heavy vehicles going to other states can take an alternate route from Bilaspur.

The police has also asked local transporters to avoid bringing vehicles inside the city during these hours and cooperate with the authorities.

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Gurgaon police also said that special barricades have been put at entry and exit points on borders to prevent the movement of suspicious persons. Checking of vehicles, registration papers during the night has been given special emphasis in wake of the security situation and to prevent any untoward incident. “We are in a state of heightened alert and instructions have been issued to all concerned SHOs and crime teams to keep a check on suspicious activities. The city police is working in tandem with Delhi police and taken measures to strengthen the security apparatus”, said Kuhar.