Ratnanagar (Chitwan),24 Nov 2014: Two security posts have been set up in Chitwan district in view of the 18th SAARC summit taking place in Kathmandu on 26 and 27 November.
Police Chief of Chitwan, Sahakul Bahadur Thapa said security has been beefed up by establishing two security posts. A joint team of Nepal Police and the Armed Police have been deployed. Each post has eight security personnel.
The posts have been established at Lothar and Muglin.
Thapa said security personnel have been mobilized with special electronic machine for checking to prevent the possible smuggling of explosive materials and small arms into Kathmandu.
The District Administration Office has tightened the security at border transit points as well as on the main highways.
Assistant Chief District Officer Janardan Gautam said that security personnel deployed as per the directive of the headquarters to keep border check points and highways under special surveillance.