Hyderabad: The Director General of Police (DGP) Mr K Aravinda Rao has said that the department has asked for 40 Companies of Central forces for the Kadapa, Pulivendula by-elections. He said that the police has identified 1100 poling stations as problematic , out of a total of 1493 poling stations.
Speaking to the media after a review meeting with the Chief Electoral Officer Mr Bhanvar Lal along with the Rayalaseema IG here on Friday, Mr Aravind Rao said that additional security will be provided to the problematic centers. He said that the police have seized Rs.one crore in Kadapa district till now. He said that he will consider the question of checking the ministers’ vehicles also. (NSS)