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Over 100 check posts to be set up in Gurugram to maintain law and order

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More than 100 check posts will be set up, including 42 at entry points to the Millennium City from neighbouring areas, and additional 2,000 police personnel deployed across the city on the New Year Eve to maintain law and order.

The Mehrauli-Gurugram Road will remain out-of-bounds for traffic from Monday evening till New Year festivities end.

The Gurugram police said besides the setting up of regular 70 check posts, an additional 42 check posts would be set up at the entry points to Gurugram city from Faridabad, Delhi, Sohna, Manesar and Farrukh Nagar.

“Besides over 2,500 staff posted in around 40 police stations in the district, over 2,000 additional police personnel will be withdrawn from Crime Branch, office and traffic duties and Durga Shakti to be deployed for law and order duty,” said Gurugram Police spokesperson Subhash Boken.

All SHOs, Crime Branch and traffic police in-charges have been directed to carry out patrolling in their respective areas.

M.G. Road will be declared “No Entry Zone” for outside vehicles from 6 p.m. on Monday till New Year festivities end, and traffic leading to it diverted. Residents of condominiums along M.G. Road have been distributed passes, said the police.

For those heading towards shopping malls and hotels on M.G. Road, parking will be available at Leisure Valley Park and opposite Westin Hotel.

The parking at Cyber Hub will also remain open. Parking of vehicles on roads near Sahara Mall, DT City Centre, Metropolitan Mall, JMD Mall, Ambience Mall, Kingdom of Dreams, Sector 29 HUDA Ground, Galleria Market, DLF South Point Mall, Good Earth Mall, Cyber Hub, Bristol Chowk, Sikanderpur, IFFCO Chowk and Westin Hotel will not be allowed.

The following police teams will also be deployed — Counter Assault Team, Bomb Disposal Team, PCR Team, Intelligence Team, Crane and Fire Brigade Team and Ambulance Team. Senior police officers will conduct an inspection of the staff and the teams deployed.

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