VIP Security cover of O Panneerselvam, MK Stalin withdrawn
Chennai, Jan 09: Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and DMK president M K Stalin's central security cover were withdrawn on Friday. CRPF in the process of withdrawal of the security staff.
They said while Paneerselvam had a smaller 'Y+' cover of central paramilitary commandos, Stalin had a larger 'Z+' protection.
The security cover of these two politicians has been taken off from the central security list after a threat assessment review was made by central security agencies and approved by the Union home ministry, they said.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) commandos were protecting these two leaders of Tamil Nadu.
However, they said, the central security cover will be formally taken off after the state police take over their security task, they added.