Security stepped up around Muhammad Ali’s funeral home

Washington : Extra precaution is being taken to protect boxing legend Muhammad Ali’s body before his interfaith memorial service takes place on June 10.

According to TMZ, the funeral home, where the body of three-time heavyweight champion is kept, is being guarded by a team of local law enforcement officers.

Reportedly, the tightened security is to ensure Ali’s body is kept safe and the crowd can be controlled.

It is also anticipated that the funeral would be a huge event and would have big stars, world leaders and scores of fans in attendance.

‘People’s Champion’ Mohammad Ali, who passed away at the age of 74 last week after losing his long-standing battle against Parkinson’s disease, will have his last rites streamed on the centre’s website. (ANI)