Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has been sanctioned Y-plus class of CRPF security by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in the wake of her spat with Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut, and after she mentioned she feared for her life. Eleven commandos have been tasked with defending Ranaut. Two of the commandos will present her with cellular security, whereas one will guard her residence always throughout the nation.
In India, security is provided to high-risk people by the police and native authorities relying on the menace notion to the particular person. The people who get these security blanket primarily embody Prime Minister, Union Ministers, Chief Ministers, High Court and Supreme Court judges, high politicians.
They are provided security cover beneath one or the different classes by the NSG (National Security Guards), CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force), CISF (Central Industrial Security Force) and state police.
There are broadly six classes of security cover: X, Y, Y-plus, Z, Z-plus, and SPG (Special Protection Group).
X Category: This is the lowest stage of security cover having two armed personnel and no commandos. Two private security officers spherical the clock, which suggests round six PSOs assuming an 8-hour shift.
Y Category: In this case, 11 personnel are detained for the security of the particular person. It additionally consists of 1 or 2 Commandos and police personnel. Out of these, 5 personnel (one commander, 4 constables) are stationed at the residence of the protectee whereas three armed PSOs are deployed with the protectee on a rotation foundation in three shifts.
Y+ Category: Under the Y+ security cover, 5 personnel — a CRPF commander and 4 constables — are stationed at a protectee’s residence. Six private security officers (PSOs) are deployed with the protectee on a rotational foundation in three shifts. This implies that two PSOs are with the protectee always.
Z class: Involves about 22 personnel together with 2 to eight armed guards at residence, two PSOs spherical the clock and an armed escort of 1 to three for all street journeys.
Z plus Category— present protectees embody Union Home Minister Amit Shah and the Gandhis — protectees get a 55-strong security element comprising personnel of the Railway Protection Force (RPF), the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and 10 commandos of the elite National Security Guard (NSG) together with native police.
The Special Protection Group (SPG): This security is provided to the Prime Minister, former Prime Minister and members of their fast households.