Central force deployed for poll duty | Coimbatore News


Salem: Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel were deployed in the city on Saturday as the state braces for the Lok Sabha election. Sources with the city police said CISF personnel had arrived in the city for election duty on Friday evening. They would monitor the entry points and check posts on the district borders.
“A total 92 CISF personnel will be deployed for poll duty in Salem constituency,” said a senior city police officer, adding, “After holding discussions with the district election officer and observer, additional CISF personnel will be deployed.”

He said the CISF personnel would be utilised as directed by the poll observer. “They will come handy in times of emergency during poll time.”

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