• search
For Quick Alerts
Subscribe Now  
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

SP rank officer to accompany CRPF convoy in aftermath of Pulwama attack

|

Srinagar, Apr 01: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoys moving to and from the Kashmir Valley, will now be accompanied by a Superintendent of Police rank police officer.

The order was issued by the paramilitary force in view of enhancing security in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack in which 40 CRPF jawans were martyred. Further the order said that a single motorcade will not have more than 40 vehicles at any given point of time.

SP rank officer to accompany CRPF convoy in aftermath of Pulwama attack

Prior to this order, the convoy was accompanied by an officer in the rank of assistant SP. The force felt that the convoy should be accompanied by an officer with more seniority and experience.

Pulwama attack was JeM's gift to BJP: A S Dulat

Further it was also decided that the convoy strength will not go above 40 and all efforts would be made to to keep the number of vehicles in the motorcade to the least possible.

It may be recalled that a CRPF bus in the fifth position of a 78 vehicle convoy was targeted by a terrorist of the Jaish-e-Mohammad. 40 jawans were martyred in the attack.

For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more