The American School of Bombay has been asked by means of the police to pay Rs 1.Fifty one crore for the security supplied to the college’s Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) complicated within the aftermath of the 26/eleven assault on Mumbai. The faculty, which has 703 college students at the BKC campus, has contested the declare announcing safety became provided thinking about lots of its students are overseas nationals, such as youngsters of diplomats published in Mumbai. Meanwhile, the Andheri tehsildar stated that his workplace has released the recovery complaints and if the school doesn’t pay up, its residences might be connected.
Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve, who has been accepted by using the state authorities to determine on the problem, informed this newspaper that he’ll quickly take a call at the school’s request for a waiver.
Launched in 1981by a group of foreign nationals, the American School of Bombay started out off with 12 college students in a room at the American Consulate. As the faculty grew, it moved to residential flats in south Mumbai and ultimately in 1998, it moved to the Bandra-Kurla Complex. It also released another campus at Kohinoor City in Kurla.
The police department assets said the school’s stance that it did now not ask for protection changed into correct. “Soon after 26/11 attack, American and Israeli diplomats published in Mumbai approached the country government saying the school had many overseas nationals studying there, such as children of diplomats. That led to the faculty’s BKC campus being furnished with the safety cover,” the source stated.
A senior police officer informed Mumbai Mirror that Barve himself had conveyed to the kingdom bureaucrats that the dues have to be waived off. “In his observe despatched to senior government officers, Barve had stated that a deputy commissioner of police had erroneously introduced the college’s call inside the list of safety dues defaulters,” the officer said.
The officer brought that there has been a “clean terror threat” to the college. “Kurla-primarily based software engineer Anees Ansari, who become arrested by means of the ATS in 2014, had stated that he became making plans to bomb the American School of Bombay’s BKC campus,” the officer said.
The school’s problems began in 2016 whilst the Bombay High Court dominated that individuals and establishments have to compensate for police cowl. Tahsildar Subhash Kakde advised Mumbai Mirror that he received a restoration notice from the police department and released the complaints based on that.
The American School of Bombay’s chief running officer Alok Parashar, and deputy head Fiona Reynolds did now not respond to calls and messages. Mirror visited the faculty’s campuses at BKC and Kurla, but no authentic become to be had for comment.
Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Sanjay Kumar stated that Barve did write to him approximately giving alleviation to the school. “I communicated to him that he can take a choice at his degree,” Kumar said.
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