No money demanded by police for security: HPCA officials

Updated: 19 January 2013 22:10 IST

The HPCA has also drawn a plan to hire private security for the match.

No money demanded by police for security: HPCA officials
©

Dharamsala:

The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association on Saturday, clarified that the state police have not demanded Rs 70 lakh from the HPCA for providing security during the third India-England ODI to be played here on January 27.

"It's not a correct news that HP police have demanded Rs 70 lakh for providing security to HPCA for the India-England match," said Sanjay Sharma, PRO, HPCA.

"The state police have not demanded any money, and we too hope that these services shall be given to us as per the need," he added.

Sharma informed that IG Himachal, Rakesh Kumar and SSP Kangra Daljit Thakur visited the stadium on Saturday to take stock of the security situation.

The HPCA has also drawn a plan to hire private security for the match.

"For the inner circle, we have decided to hire 120 private security guards," Sharma said.

Sharma said that Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Vir Bhadra Singh has been invited as the chief guest.

Related Articles
At 3 Crore, Thangarasu Natarajan, Son Of Daily Wager Was a Top Buy at IPL Auction
At 3 Crore, Thangarasu Natarajan, Son Of Daily Wager Was a Top Buy at IPL Auction
IPL Auction 2017: Mohammed Siraj's Journey From Rs. 500 to Rs. 2.6 Crore
IPL Auction 2017: Mohammed Siraj's Journey From Rs. 500 to Rs. 2.6 Crore
Mohammad Azharuddin Slams Rising Pune Supergiants For Removing MS Dhoni As Captain
Mohammad Azharuddin Slams Rising Pune Supergiants For Removing MS Dhoni As Captain
Show Comments
Advertisement