Police Step Up Security For New Year’s Eve

**Bhubaneswar:** Like every year, the Commissionerate Police, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack has made elaborate security arrangements in the State capital the during new year’s eve celebration to thwart any untoward incident during this new year’s eve.

“Around 12-13 platoons of police will be deployed at all sensitive spots and public places like like popular hotels, malls railway stations, junctions and the airport. Quick Action Team would be deployed at important crossroads including Kalpana, Master Canteen and NALCO squares of the city,” said Satyabrata Bhoi, DCP.

It can also be increased if required. We have made arrangements to see that there is no hooliganism during the dispersal after the New Year party ends at various destinations, he added.

Police have also asked the hotel and bar owners to make adequate security arrangement at their establishments and ensure that drunken guests are not allowed to drive out of the premises themselves.