With 66 % of native educate coaches on Western Railway, lined below the internet of shut circuit cameras (CCTVs); the government are having a look at expediting the set up of CCTVs on its 123 kms lengthy suburban community from Churchgate to Dahanu. This comes after the prevalence of a person who slashed a girl’s throat at Charni Highway on March 11-12; few days after Global Ladies’s Day was once celebrated.
Consistent with officers from Western Railway, they have got already put in CCTVs in 139 coaches intended for girls commuters out of round 211 girls coaches deliberate at the Churchgate-Virar 60-kms direction. “We’re figuring out on putting in extra CCTVs inside of girls coaches of native trains,” stated a WR legit.
That is crucial protection characteristic particularly to stay tab on crime or a deterrent for criminals or is helping in even catching culprits with assist of CCTVs. The rail officers declare that those CCTVs are prime definition with 4k era that grabs faces with out getting pixilated. The railway police claimed that they have already got visuals of this wrongdoer who slashed the lady at Charni Highway.
“Those CCTVs can seize the similarity of a wrongdoer if his/her description suits at 80 % of the tips that we have got,” defined a RPF officer from Western Railway.
On March 11, the lady was once travelling through native educate from Churchgate station. When the educate reached Charni Highway station, a person entered the ladies’s compartment and attacked the sufferer with a pointy object. The wrongdoer is at the run.
The CCTV photos of the incident presentations the accused getting off the educate after stabbing the lady. The Govt Railway Police (GRP) have registered a case on this regard and are on the lookout for the accused at the foundation of CCTV photos. The cause for the assault is but to be ascertained. There are 2729 CCTVs below the built-in safety device at the Churchgate-Virar direction. And in keeping with WR officers, in February, out of the entire 57 peculiar circumstances, a minimum of 27 circumstances have been solved with assist of those CCTVs.
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Revealed on: Monday, March 14, 2022, 07:00 AM IST