Foolproof Security for ICC World Cup 2023 Matches in Hyderabad

ICC World Cup 2023

The Rachakonda Police are making foolproof security arrangements for the ICC World Cup 2023 matches to be held on Friday, Monday, and Tuesday at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium.

Key Security Measures

  • Around 1,500 personnel from Rachakonda Police, Telangana State Special Police, Armed Reserve, Central Crime Station, and traffic police will be deployed, apart from riot control force being on a standby.
  • Every inch of the stadium is covered by high-definition surveillance cameras.
  • A total of 360 CCTV cameras are installed in and around the stadium, including at vehicle checkpoints and parking places.
  • A joint command and control room is established at the stadium to monitor the surveillance footage for taking immediate action.
  • Anti-sabotage checks with the help of bomb detection teams will continue round-the-clock until the match is completed.
  • An effective communication system is being maintained with the allocation of VHF sets to every sub-inspector and above rank for quick response.
  • The police are setting up checkpoints at all the entry points of the stadium to carry out anti-sabotage checks and frisking of persons.
  • Separate teams are being deployed for checking the movements of antisocial elements.
  • Three mobile phone technicians are deployed at each gate for checking the mobile phones of spectators.
  • SHE Teams are deployed in and around the stadium to control eve teasing.
  • Vigilance teams are deployed to control the vendors and their rates as prescribed by the authorities.

Banned Items

  • Laptops
  • Banners
  • Water bottles
  • Cameras
  • Cigarettes
  • Electronic items
  • Matchbox/lighters
  • Sharp metal/plastic objects
  • Binoculars
  • Coins
  • Writing pens
  • Batteries
  • Helmets
  • Perfumes
  • Bags
  • Outside eatables

Police Appeal

The police have appealed to the public to enjoy the matches with a sportsman spirit and show the “tehzeeb” of Hyderabad to the world. They have advised people to stay within their limits and not disturb or intrude on the personal space of others.

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