Security beefed up at RSS office in Delhi

"A police team visited the RSS office and sensitised functionaries about the security aspects following the Punjab incident," DCP (Central) of Delhi Police Paramditya said.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:August 7, 2016 8:35 pm
rss, rss leader attack, rss leader shot, punjab rss, punjab leader shot, punjab, Jagdish Gagneja, Gagneja, india news Senior RSS leader Brig (retd) Jagdish Gagneja was on Saturday shot at by some bike-borne persons at Jyoti Chowk area in Jalandhar. His condition was stated to be critical. (Source: File)

Security has been beefed up at the RSS office in New Delhi in the wake of the attack on a senior functionary of its Punjab unit.

“A police team visited the RSS office in Jhandewalan and sensitised functionaries about the security aspects following the Punjab incident,” DCP (Central) of Delhi Police Paramditya said on Sunday.

Senior RSS leader Brig (retd) Jagdish Gagneja was on Saturday shot at by some bike-borne persons at Jyoti Chowk area in Jalandhar. His condition was stated to be critical.

Police presence at the Delhi RSS office, which is guarded by paramilitary CISF, has been increased, Paramditya said.

Security personnel have been instructed to properly screen and search the visitors before allowing them into the Jhandewalan office. RSS office bearers have been asked to be
cautious and alert.

Police patrolling in the area has also been increased.

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