Gurgaon police issue orders to boost surveillance
Police have asked educational institutions, toll plazas, bars and restaurants, and other such places frequented by public to install good quality CCTV cameras.Updated: Feb 25, 2017 22:38 IST
The Gurgaon police, who till now has refrained from acting on violations under Section 144 imposed by the district administration in January, issued a list of directions to various institutions on Saturday.
The directions aim at improving surveillance and curbing lawlessness in the city, police said.
In the directives, police have asked educational institutions, toll plazas, bars and restaurants, and other such places frequented by public to install good quality CCTV cameras. Police have directed to install CCTV cameras with a footage backup capacity of at least a month.
In rural areas, the department has asked the village headmen to start neighbourhood patrolling to prevent robberies.
To safeguard the interest of students, a ban has been imposed on the use of loudspeakers and disc jockeys programmes at public places between 10 pm and 6 am.
Directions were also issued to security agencies to hire guards only after adequate verification by police, and their arms licence registered with the licensing authority. All auto drivers have been directed to get their identity verified with details of current address and past address in the presence of two witnesses.
Police said they will also ensure that all vehicles engaged by BPOs, corporate firms and industries have installed GPS systems to keep a check on the movement of vehicles.
All guest houses, banquet halls, and celebration parks have been asked to post adequate guards and ensure necessary CCTV surveillance.
Norms for hiring domestic helps has also been tightened and police want all households, paying guest houses, and similar establishments to get their workers registered and verified. The same applies for guest houses and housing societies.
A ban has also been imposed on Chinese thread for flying kites.
First Published: Feb 25, 2017 22:38 IST