Security blanket over Madras High Court from today

The court has set up 6 Entry Points (Frisking Points) in the newly demarcated High Court premises

Chennai: As the CISF is taking over the security cover of the Madras High court on Monday, the court has placed several new security measures. In a communication, P. Kalaiyarasan Registrar General, Madras High Court, stated that persons would be frisked by CISF personnel at every entry point into the court.

He said pursuant to the orders of the First Bench of the Madras High court, the Security Committee held several meetings with the City Police, the Central Industrial Security Force and all stakeholders concerned and demarcated the area to be entrusted to the CISF in the High Court campus. The High Court premises with the newly demarcated portion have been entrusted to the CISF.

The court has set up 6 Entry Points (Frisking Points) in the newly demarcated High Court premises. They are - (i) One from the Northern Side; (ii) Two from the Madras High Court Advocates’ Association ground and first floors; (iii) Two near the Small Causes Court Building; and (iv) One at the South Gate. Except the South Gate, entry for advocates would be allowed from all the other five entry points.

All the visitors / litigants can enter through the entry points located near the Court of Small Causes Building after getting entry passes at the pass issuance counter. The cars of the advocates of the Madras Bar Association and the Madras High Court Advocates’ Association shall be parked in the places already earmarked for them. Two wheelers of advocates shall be parked in the Pondicherry Block.

The officers and staff members of the High Court with vehicles required to enter through the South Gate can park the four wheelers and two wheelers in the allotted places near the Administrative Block of the High Court.

Every entry into the court will be frisked by the CISF personnel. Kalaiyarasan has requested everyone to cooperate with the court for implementation of the security arrangements in the High Court premises.

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