The Delhi Police and Central Industrial Safety Pressure (CISF) on Tuesday beefed up safety preparations on the Indira Gandhi Worldwide airport after a banned outfit named ‘Sikhs for Justice’ (SFJ) known as for obstruction of two Air India flights from Delhi to London scheduled on Thursday.
The decision was made via a video posted on twitter on Tuesday by which Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, launched as common counsel of SFJ, appealed supporters to boycott flights AI 111 and AI531 from Delhi to London on Thursday.
Instantly after the tweet, Delhi Police’s anti-terror unit alerted police on the Delhi airport and the Central Industrial Safety Pressure (CISF) that secures the airport.
Senior officers from the Delhi police and CISF held assembly on Tuesday to evaluate the safety on the airport. Deputy commissioner of police (IGI airport) Rajeev Ranjan stated the safety has been beefed up adequately.
“We’ve got elevated variety of pickets and each car getting into the airport is being checked. Armed plainclothes males have been deployed on the airport in addition to within the terminal,” Ranjan stated, including that extra deployment has been made as required, preserving additionally in thoughts the festive season.
Ranjan stated if any incident takes place, motion will likely be taken accordingly.
Police have additionally alerted Air India and different officers on the airport.
The MHA had declared the SFJ as an ‘illegal affiliation’ underneath the Illegal Actions (Prevention) Act in July final 12 months.