The Chenai Metropolis Police on Tuesday arrested 10 members of the Tamizhaga Vaazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) once they tried to enter M.A. Chidambaram stadium, the place Chennai Tremendous Kings, returning to the Indian Premier League (IPL) fold after two years, will face Kolkata Knight Riders on Tuesday.
This comes inside every week after TVK chief, T. Velmurugan threatened to disrupt the IPL matches and ‘seize’ the IPL gamers. On Tuesday, celebration cadre who alighted from MRTS railway station, Chepauk, tried to enter into the principle gate of the stadium with black flags. Police personnel prevented them from continuing additional and subsequently they have been taken into custody by town police.
Following a boycott name by a number of political events and fringe teams over the Cauvery water dispute, police had a layered safety cordon thrown across the floor.
Below the direct supervision of Extra Commissioner of Police M.C.Sarangan, three joint commissioners and 13 deputy police commissioners, elaborate safety was offered to the venue and the resorts the place the gamers are staying.
Over 4,000 police personnel together with metropolis police, armed reserve and elite commando teams are deployed on the two venues.
“We have now taken all measures to keep up legislation and order and make sure the match is held in a peaceable method. The spectators shall be allowed contained in the stadium solely after thorough frisking,” a senior police official instructed The Hindu.
The safety has additionally been beefed up on the Chennai Tremendous Kings crew lodge.