4,388 CCTVs installed in Delhi for women safety: Delhi Police to HC

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court was told by the police that 4,388 CCTVs have been installed in vulnerable areas of the national capital to ensure safety and security of women. In an affidavit filed by Delhi police in response to a public interest litigation (PIL) moved in March this year by some lawyers for safety of women.

A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V Kameswar Rao, was also informed by the capital police  that self-defence training was being imparted to the women to empower them.

Public interest litigation (PIL) moved in March this year for women safety after a few women complained about “urine and semen-filled” balloons allegedly being hurled at them in and around North Campus of Delhi University.

The petitioner lawyers have sought formulation of guidelines to ensure safety of women during occasions such as Holi and New Year.

The cops informed the bench  regarding throwing of a “urine-filled balloon that the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) did not find any trace of semen on the complainant women’s clothes.

One person was arrested in March  in connection with the incident, later he was let off on bail.

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