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Home / Mumbai News / From Salman’s bodyguard to cameras on drones: 10 things about Justin Bieber’s security

From Salman’s bodyguard to cameras on drones: 10 things about Justin Bieber’s security

The Mumbai police have not disclosed Justin Bieber’s location and travel arrangement for security purposes

mumbai Updated: May 09, 2017 12:53 IST
Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan
Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan
Hindustan Times
Justin Bieber will perform in Mumbai on May 10.
Justin Bieber will perform in Mumbai on May 10.(File)

As Beliebers get ready to watch Canadian popstar Justin Bieber perform at DY Patil stadium in Navi Mumbai on May 10, we tell you about the 10 things Mumbai police have got to ensure his security.

1. 500 policemen will provide security to singer Justin Bieber

2. 1,000 private security personnel, including those from London, Dubai and those provided by actor Salman Khan’s bodyguard Shera, will guard Bieber

3. The singer will stay in south Mumbai, but the details of his location, travel arrangement and plans have not been disclosed for security purposes. All vehicles entering and leaving the city will be checked

4. At the stadium where Bieber will perform, 525 police personnel, including 25 officers, will stand guard to provide security, emergency response and for disaster management

5. Police personnel, both in uniform and plainclothes, will guard all entry and exit points and the interior of the stadium. The concert organisers will deploy private security guards to manage crowds and check tickets

6. A police control room will be set up at the stadium to monitor CCTV cameras, some of which will be mounted on drones . The Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) will search the stadium before the concert

7. 20 police squads, comprising 20 to 25 officials each, are visiting lodges and hotels in the city to check for suspicious activities. They are also conducting nakabandis at various places.

8. The stadium has been divided into four sections, each of which will be secured by a police team comprising an officer and 25 constables.

9. Apart from the main roads, police officials will keep an eye on all public places in plainclothes. If anyone is found moving around suspiciously, he or she will be detained for questioning. Combing operations will be conducted near the stadium

10. Special attention is being given to habitual offenders – chain snatchers and vehicle thieves – who might hover around the city’s entry and exit points.