Mumbai police put in alert mode ahead of New Year bash

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Mumbai, Dec 30 (ANI): Mumbai police has been carrying out surprise checks in city hotels following intelligence inputs that some terror suspects from neighbouring countries may have infiltrated to carry out terror activities.

Police sources said that documents of Afghanistan and Pakistan nationals pertaining to their stay in Mumbai have been thoroughly verified.

About 500 hotels and lodges including Five Star hotels were checked recently to ascertain if any foreign national is staying without proper documentation or carrying out any suspicious activities.

Traffic and violators would be minutely monitored on CCTV.

"We are going to deploy CCTV on a large scale so that we can monitor the crowd and monitor any issue which needs immediate attention. Besides this we will be coming quiet heavily on drinking and driving. Large number of squads will be deployed all over the city to ensure that this speeding, drinking and driving and accident that result from that kind of things are prevented," said Himanshu Roy, Joint Commissioner of Police (Law and Order), Mumbai.

"We will have women constables in plainclothes to act as decoy and to trap these anti-social elements. We also intend to start taking action against these anti-social elements ," he added. (ANI)

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