SPG protection for Gandhi family withdrawn; Z+ security to continue under CRPF

The Hindu reports:
The Union government has decided to withdraw the Special Protection Group (SPG) cover for Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her children - Member of Parliament Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra - and replace it with 'Z plus' security cover of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The SPG, an elite force comprising 3,000 personnel, will now provide security only to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A senior government official said in a security review it was found that the Gandhi family did not cooperate and impede smooth functioning the SPG.
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