Hyderabad: Cordon, search operation conducted in Golkonda Fort ahead of Ivanka's visit

ANI | Updated: Nov 25, 2017 23:43 IST

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], November 25 (ANI): Search operation was conducted in and around Hyderabad's Golkonda Fort on Saturday, ahead of the visit of United States President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 28.

Speaking to ANI, Hyderabad's West Zone Deputy Commissioner of Police Venkateshwar Rao said about 1,500 foreign delegates would be coming to visit Golkonda Fort.

"Keeping in view the security, we organized a cordon and search programme in and around the Golkonda fort. Yesterday, we caught around 33 unauthorized people who were not having proper identity," DCP Rao said and added that the persons were later released after proper verification.

57 vehicles not having proper license or flouting traffic rules were also taken to task by the police.

The high profile visit of United States' first daughter for the three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad has brought upon a slew of security measures in the city.

Hyderabad Police has already conducted a cordon and search operation in Falaknuma, and also imposed curbs on residents living in and around the Falaknuma Palace, where she is expected to have dinner with international delegates on the 101-seater dining table, one of the world's largest dining tables.

In addition, the state police have taken up various measures along with the U.S. Secret Service for the security of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Ivanka Trump. (ANI)