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Security tightened for IPL Playoffs after arrest of four suspected IS terrorists at Ahmedabad airport | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: The security measures at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad have been strengthened following the apprehension of four suspected IS terrorists at the city’s airport.
The stadium is set to host the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Tuesday, a match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad that is anticipated to draw a large crowd. The Ahmedabad Police have taken steps to bolster security and ensure the safety of all attendees, according to officials.


Given the recent developments, the police are on high alert.Officials stated that a strong security presence will be maintained both inside and outside the stadium premises.
The police have provided details about the deployment, stating that over 3,000 personnel will be on duty, including five Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCP) and 10 Assistant Commissioners of Police (ACP). On top of that, more than 800 private security personnel will be in the stadium premises.

A police convoy will also be stationed at the stadium to prevent any incidents from occurring during the match.
The increased security measures are a direct response to the arrest of four suspected IS terrorists at Ahmedabad airport on May 20. Officials revealed that the individuals, identified as Sri Lankan nationals, were apprehended before they could carry out any plans during the ongoing IPL season. The suspects had travelled from Sri Lanka to Chennai and then to Ahmedabad.
Officials further stated that the arrest of these individuals has prompted heightened vigilance and extensive security arrangements to ensure the safety of fans and players attending today’s match.
(Inputs from IANS)

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