Security beefed up in Morang

Biratnagar, December 5

The local administration has further beefed up security in Morang district in view of Thursday’s provincial and parliamentary elections.

Chief of District Police Office Superintendent Arun Kumar BC said that security has been consolidated at all the polling centres and booths in the district so that voters can confidently go to the polls and vote.

The personnel of all four security bodies — Nepali Army, the Armed Police Force, Nepal Police and the National Investigation Department — have been mobilised for this purpose as per the decision of the District Security Committee.

Police personnel along with trained dogs have been deployed at the border with India keeping in view the election security sensitivity. Special surveillance and checking of people and vehicles crossing the border to and from Nepal and India has been stepped up.

Special checking has been increased at various places in the city and rural areas which are very sensitive from the security point of view, SP BC said.

Likewise, the Armed Police Border Force has initiated a special campaign for security of voters. It has been securing polling centres and booths together with Nepal Police.  The Armed Police Border Force has been conducting joint patrols with the Indian Border Security Force along the 63 kilometre border.