President Ram Nath Kovind security details leaked on social media, probe ordered | Kanpur News

KANPUR: An investigation was ordered Wednesday night after a document appeared on some WhatsApp groups containing details of the security arrangements for President Ram Nath Kovind’s two-day visit to Kanpur.
The document with details about the security, the fleet, the deployment of forces in the places that President Kovind attended and other protocols was distributed to senior officials, but was found in circulation in some WhatsApp groups, after which the Kanpur Police Commissioner Asim Kumar Arun ordered an investigation. In this regard.
Additional Deputy Police Commissioner (Traffic) Rahul Mithas has been asked to carry out the investigation and find out the details.
The president had arrived in Kanpur on a two-day visit on Wednesday.
According to an official statement from the President’s Secretariat, the President was to honor and address the centennial celebrations of the late Chaudhary Harmohan Singh Yadav’s birth on November 24.
On November 25, the president was to honor and address the centennial celebrations of Harcourt Butler Technical University.
Before his arrival, a plan prepared by the Police Commissioner regarding his safety was leaked on social media. In this 76-page brochure, minute by minute protocol of the President, about his fleet, deployment of force in various places, in addition to intelligence reports were also there. It even had the names, designations, and contact numbers of all police personnel and their functions.
It was also clearly written in this brochure that this document must not go viral on the Internet media.
The police commissioner said he has ordered an investigation into the matter. The investigation has been turned over to ADCP (Traffic) Rahul Mithas. “The officer has been asked to establish the identities of those responsible for making the document public and also to explore the facts and the intention behind the act,” he said.


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