With an increase in number of incidents where children and women in state-run shelter homes are sexually and physically abused, the Maharashtra government on Friday told the Bombay High Court that it will soon install CCTV cameras in all such facilities.
Nine employees including manager of a water sports park have been arrested following allegations that closed circuit cameras were installed in its women`s changing room, police said on Monday, weeks after union minister Smriti Irani spotted such devices at a store in Goa.
Goa Police will quiz two top officials of Fabindia on Tuesday in connection with the voyeurism case filed against the outlet's staff after Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani alleged that the store had a CCTV camera focusing at the trial room.
In the wake of central minister Smriti Irani's CCTV camera episode in Goa and a case here where a mobile phone was found in a changing room, Delhi Police is planning to conduct another round of search operations in malls and showrooms to safeguard women's dignity.
Embarrassed by the hidden camera incident, FabIndia MD William Bissell on Friday said CCTV cameras at its stores are installed according to standard safety and security procedures and asserted there has "never" been any incident of uncivilised behaviour by its staff.
The city police on Friday told the Delhi High Court that CCTV cameras will be installed first at all vulnerable locations in the 44 red-flagged areas in the national capital once it finishes survey of the sites and works out the technical specifications.
The Madras High Court on Friday directed the Tamil Nadu government to consider within two months a representation seeking installation of CCTV cameras in schools as a means to check growing campus violence and sexual abuse.
The Supreme Court has set free two Italians, undergoing life imprisonment for murder of their friend in 2010, saying the evidence submitted by the prosecution to suggest motive does not inspire confidence.
Educational institutions in Patna were on Wednesday asked by police to install CCTV cameras as states worked on fresh security guidelines for them after the massacre in a Peshawar school that prompted the Centre to mull a new advisory.