India’s Intelligence agencies have warned of terrorist attacks in Mumbai in the next three months. Due to this, the railway station has enhanced the safety measures and high alert has been issued.
Security authorities have received inputs from intelligence agencies that warn of a possible attack by LeT terrorists who have slipped in to Mumbai via sea route. After receiving the terror threat inputs security of Sindhudurg , Ratnagidi, Raigad seaside has been increased.
Police officials have been asked to be attentive as lakhs of people travel daily in Mumbai locals.
Following these LeT related inputs, the railway Board president Vinod Kumar Yadav has ordered the senior officers of the Government Railway Police (GRP) and the Railway Protection force (RPF) to ensure that there are no security lapses.
Orders have been issued to increase security, to take suspects (if any found) into custody and question them; as well as to carry out search operations, especially on long-distance trains.
Passengers are being requested to co-operate with routine checks by bag-scanners and manual checks, if necessary, by the checking squads.
Passengers are also requested to report to the RGF/GRP/Railway staff on duty about any suspicious bag that they may see lying anywhere on the Railway premises.
Above all, people are requested to not spread rumours nor create panic. Stay patient, and alert, cooperate with the security personnel who are working to ensure safety, instructed the Railway officials.
(With Times Now Inputs)