Mumbai: 5 CCTVs stolen from Deonar dumping ground

Oct 01, 2018, 08:35 IST | Suraj Ojha

Not only these, but 25 batteries, 12 switchboards and 10 control panels, too, have gone missing

Mumbai: 5 CCTVs stolen from Deonar dumping ground
Two massive fire incidents at the Deonar dumping ground had caught national attention. File Pic

Five closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras of the 40 that the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation installed around the Deonar dumping ground have been stolen. Not only these, but 25 batteries, 12 switchboards and 10 control panels, too, have gone missing.

The Shivaji Nagar police have registered an offence against unknown persons. Speaking to mid-day, DCP, zone-6, Shahaji Umap said, "We have registered the offence under sections of the Indian Penal Code and are looking for the accused. The CCTV cameras work with the help of batteries, which are charged through solar panels."

After two major fire incidents at the dumping ground had caught national attention, the police had arrested a few people who had allegedly set fire to the garbage in search of valuable scrap. And, the civic body, in order to keep a close eye on such antisocial elements, had installed CCTVs.

Catch up on all the latest Mumbai news, crime news, current affairs, and also a complete guide on Mumbai from food to things to do and events across the city here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates

DISCLAIMER: mid-day and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at PM Modi over Deonar dumping ground issue

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK