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Amid Delhi violence, all police stations in West Bengal put on alert

All officers of the West Bengal police have been directed to maintain strict vigil in their respective areas, an officer of the State police force said.

All police stations across West Bengal have been put on alert amid the violence in Delhi over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), officials said on Tuesday.

All Deputy Commissioners, Assistant Commissioners and officers-in-charge have been asked to remain “extremely alert”, a senior Kolkata police officer said.

They have been asked for regular patrolling and staying in touch with community leaders, he said.

Blood, injustice and anger burn the streets of north-east Delhi

The officers have been asked to take action accordingly to avoid untoward incidents, he added.

All officers of the West Bengal police have been directed to maintain strict vigil in their respective areas, an officer of the State police force said.

Policeman among 5 killed in Delhi violence over CAA

The violence, which was under way for the past two days, has left areas of northeast Delhi under a virtual shutdown. Seven people, including a police head constable, were killed.

West Bengal had witnessed violence over the contentious law from December 13 to 17 with several railway stations and other public properties damaged.

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