Coimbatore : The Director General of Police (Elections) Ashutosh Shukla announced that the police force of all the eight districts in West Zone are all set to ensure complete security during elections. "People should come and cast their vote since all necessary security will be provided for polling booths. Security arrangements have been made at all the borders of Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Flying squads and special teams from the police department have also been constituted to prevent cash distribution. 'Three stage protection' will be provided at the vote counting centres. After I took charge, there has been no incident of police vehicles carrying money, as accused by opposition parties. I am not aware whether any such incidents occurred in the past," he added.