CRPF will deploy 32 female commandos for VIP security

CRPF will deploy 32 female commandos for VIP security. 

New Delhi: A small group consisting of CRPF women commandos trained on VIP security. They will deploy with home minister Amit Shah, Congress chiefs Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and other high-risk personalities.

Additionally, they can perform various duties and responsibilities, including accompanying them in the next elections in five states, government sources told reporters on Wednesday.

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has created its first women commandos within the VIP security wing. They’ll be assigned to guard its protected location in Delhi. 

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It will receive the most prestigious Z+ protection. According to sources, these female commandos are just finishing their 10 weeks of training in VIP security services. 

It includes body frisking, unarmed combat, and special weapon firing. It will be stationed on the ground at some point in January.

In the beginning, women commandos will initially be deployed in Z+ category protectors located in Delhi, such as the Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Sonia Gandhi, her children Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Rahul Gandhi, as well as former premier Manmohan Singh as well as his wife Gursharan Kaur, the sources said.

They are also provided with a sophisticated security liaison protocol because of their high-risk profile. 

The sources claimed that a few dozen more Z+ category CRPF protected individuals will be rotationally assigned the women commando contingent.

Women commandos are expected to serve in the home security team of these celebrities. If needed, they will be accompanying the stars in the upcoming election for assembly in the five states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, and Goa.

When used to guard the house, the commandos will be able to frisk female guests and form part of the security of the house where the VIP is during their tours. 

According to sources, they’ll protect the person being protected, particularly when it comes to Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi.

Like their male counterparts, women commandos must be equipped with arms, ballistic protection, and other equipment as needed in the field.

The Assembly elections in each state are scheduled to be held between February and March next year. 

A fierce political campaign is anticipated during the lead-up to the elections, with political figures, party leaders, and ministers taking on hectic tours.