Woman kidnappers in Chandigarh: Police intensify patrolling at schools, release sketches | punjab$chandigarh | Hindustan Times ');})();
Chandigarh police has intensified the security outside all the schools, including the private ones, following the case of women kidnappers on the prowl.The sketches of the suspected women were released by the police. Police sources said that random checking is being carried out after the two alleged abduction bids on two girl students studying in government primary schools emerged last week. Eish Singhal, SSP, Chandigarh, said, “We have intensified patrolling near schools. Random checking is also taking place near all the schools.” Vivek High School, Sector 38, has already put up sketches of the alleged women kidnappers on the notice boards, with a warning, ‘Beware of these women’. HS Mamik, chairman of the school, said, “Some student’s father was in police department, who must be vigilant about the caseand that is how we received a communication from the police to keep a tight look out and also to put up the sketches on the notice board of the women kidnappers. The case is not to be taken lightly.” “We have three security officials at the gate now, including a woman, to keep a tab on the entry and exit of students, parents and visitors,” he added. ABS Sidhu, director principal at Saupin’s School, Sector 32, said, “We have three security officials at the school gate apart from other security measures. There are adequate arrangements in and around the premises to care of children.” Vikrant Suri, principal of Tender Heart School, Sector 33, also said that the school has been following all norms, from adequate security guards at the entrance to installing the CCTV cameras at the required areas. Kavita Das, principal of St John’s School, Sector 26, said, “Although we have received no instructions as such from the police, we already have adequate security arrangements on the school. We make sure that our children when they are on the campus are not exposed to strangers.” “We have special school stickers and the vehicles bearing those stickers only can enter the premises,” she said.