Reduce VIP security to ensure women's safety, SC tells Delhi police
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Delhi Police to withdraw from VIP security and instead deploy their resources for safety of women in the city.
Replying to Delhi Police's argument that it deploys over thousands of personnel for security of judges, the top court said that the security should depend on threat perception. The court asked the police to instead use its personnel for better purposes like making the Delhi roads safe for women.
The SC has asked states to file affidavit on deployment of policemen for VVIP security by February 11, failing which it will ask home secretaries to appear personally in the court on February 16.