Anti-riot squad deployed

Staff Reporter

MADURAI: The Railway Protection Force deployed anti-riot squad at the railway station here on Wednesday. The squad, comprising at least 10 armed personnel, will assist the local police in the event of emergency situations.

According to the Divisional Security Commissioner, A.P. Babu Rao, the squad will be deployed during rush hours and festival seasons to manage the crowd and disperse unlawful assemblies.

"We intend to deploy such squads in other major stations in the division such as Dindigul, Virudhunagar and Tirunelveli."