Police, firemen on duty

Reported by Priyanka Subramaniam

140 policemen of the Mylapore district were deployed to take care of the security at the three-day teppam fest of Sri Kapali Temple.

They were supervised by Asst. Commissioner Eashwara Murthy, Inspector J. Christopher and Sub-Inspector G.Kathik.

Personnel of the Fire Service were also at hand; they had deployed some boats too which could be used in case of an accident.

They also arranged for 20 fishermen to stand by in case of an emergency.  Following  a recent tragedy in the tank where a youth lost his life, the police and firemen wanted to on their guard.