Courts to get more cameras

Sep 15, 2011, 08:21 IST | Atul Krishan

Delhi police to refurbish CCTV system at Dwarka Courts Complex

Delhi police to refurbish CCTV system at Dwarka Courts Complex

In the wake of the Delhi High Court blast, Delhi Police have now decided to install more close-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in the premises of all courts. In this regard, the Dwaka court complex will get 48 cameras.
Addressing the media, Bar Association president (Dwarka court), Kuldeep Singh Sehrawat said these cameras will helping recording the footage of open area surrounding the complex.

Zoomed in: Dwarka Courts Complex in New Delhi. file pIC

"The Dwarka court complex already has CCTV cameras and headquarter has also been formed in this regard. Now, however, police want to tighten the security and install 48 more cameras to cover the open areas. We recently had a meeting with the top police officials, in which this decision was taken," said Sehrawat. 

Meanwhile, advocates of Patiala House court have also demanded strengthening of security. The lawyers wants Delhi Police to install more cameras.  Rajesh Kumar, an advocate said Patiala House court complex should be one of the high-security zone, as it is close to India Gate.

"No action has been taken by police to secure Patiala House court till now. This historical court is close to India Gate. At least, 40 more CCTV cameras should be installed here for the security purpose," said Kumar.

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