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19th February 2020 Issue no. 495
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45 days for armed security guards in India to get verified
Police in India have given agencies a 45-day ultimatum to get all armed security guards verified. Joint commissioner of police Maheshwar Dayal called a meeting of all the security agencies last week and directed owners to ensure verification of arms licences before hiring the guards.
In August last year, a little girl, Vaanya Chaddha, 5, was shot when a loaded double barrel gun of a security guard accidentally went off. The girl remained hospitalised for more than 10 days. Later, the police found that the guard had a fake arms licence.
Source: Hindustani Times
3rd July 2013