MLAs need better security cover,says Speaker

Days after a murder attempt on a legislator,Assembly Speaker Yoganand Shastri on Thursday demanded better security cover for all legislators.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:June 8, 2012 1:30 am

Days after a murder attempt on a legislator,Assembly Speaker Yoganand Shastri on Thursday demanded better security cover for all legislators.

“The MLAs must be provided adequate security cover,” Shastri said addressing a press conference on Thursday.

INLD MLA Bharat Singh was shot at outside his office in Dhichaaun Kala of Southwest Delhi by four people on Saturday. They were later arrested by police.

Shastri said the growing apprehension of MLAs about their security have already been conveyed to Police Commissioner B K Gupta.

He said five MLAs had written seeking personal security officers and he has already forwarded their representations to Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna.

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