Madras HC asks TN Govt. whether it could fund installing CCTV cameras in all District Courts in the state [Read Order]

Madras HC asks TN Govt. whether it could fund installing CCTV cameras in all District Courts in the state [Read Order]

The Madras High Court has asked the state whether it could fund installation of CCTV cameras in all the District Courts of the State.

This observation was made by the First Bench of Madras High Court, in a Writ petition, filed by one S. Kasiramalingam praying for a direction to State Government and Registrar General to install CCTV cameras invariably in all courts in Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry.

 The Bench observed: “Given the Exigency of the situation, we would like the learned Advocate General to obtain instructions if the funds for installing CCTV cameras for District Courts for the entire State can be implemented across the board on an urgent basis and accordingly funds sanctioned for the same.” 

The court also said that it had already taken a decision favouring installation of CCTV cameras in the Courts, both outside and in the inner parts.The matter is posted to 3rd August 2016.

Read the order here.

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