- Expect to spend Rs 15-20 lakh per month
- ‘Z’ category security guarded by CRPF commandos
Gautam Adani The central government has provided Z-category security to industrialist and Adani Group chief Gautam Adani, surrounded by CRPF commandos. Official sources gave this information on Wednesday. Sources said this security cover, which is available across the country, has been made available on a “pay-as-you-go” basis and is likely to cost around Rs 15-20 lakh per month.
The security has been provided to Adani (60) on the basis of a risk assessment report prepared by central security agencies, sources said. He said the Union Home Ministry has asked the VIP Security Wing of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to take over this responsibility and its team is now with Adani. In 2013, the central government had provided ‘Z+’ category security to Reliance Industries Limited chairman Mukesh Ambani.
3 commandos fired for security lapses at NSA Doval’s residence
Earlier this year, three Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) commandos were dismissed from service due to a security breach at National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval’s residence, while two from CISF’s ‘VIP’ security unit. Senior officers have been transferred. Officials provided this information on Wednesday.
There was a security breach on February 16
Doval enjoys ‘Z+’ category security under the central VIP security list. He has been given security cover by the Special Protection Group (SSG) unit of the CISF. This security breach occurred on February 16th. The criminal action has been taken after an inquiry conducted by the CISF found five officers guilty on various charges and recommended action against them.
The young man who broke into the security guard was caught
Three SSG commandos were dismissed from service, while the deputy inspector general (DIG) heading the security unit and a senior officer of the rank of commandant, just below his rank, have been transferred, officials said. The three commandos who were fired were present at the NSA residence that day to provide security. Notably, the man who breached the security was caught outside the NSA’s residence and handed over to the Delhi Police.
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