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JNU sedition case: Only 2 CCTV cameras in court premises functional

On Monday, journalists with mobile phones were assaulted, with the lawyers apprehensive of the assault being recorded.

Written by Kaunain Sheriff M | New Delhi | Updated: February 17, 2016 3:09 pm
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As lawyers assaulted journalists and JNU supporters on Monday afternoon at Patiala House Courts premises, sources said only two of the 40 CCTV cameras are likely to have recorded the entire incident. Delhi Police are yet to ascertain the identities of the persons involved in the assault.

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Sources said the issue of non functional CCTV cameras had been taken up thrice by the Bar Association before the Building Maintenance Committee of the Patiala House Courts.

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On Monday, journalists with mobile phones were assaulted, with the lawyers apprehensive of the assault being recorded. Sources in the bar association said lawyers were aware of the condition of CCTV camera’s. “Just two of the 40 CCTV cameras are functional. It has been taken up before the BMC. The NDMC, responsible for installing CCTV cameras, has ignored our requests,” said Advocate R K Wadhwa, president, New Delhi District Court Bar Association.

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  1. Anasuyas Shreesha
    Feb 17, 2016 at 5:27 am
    First ask to honour your judgement on Afzalguru
    1. M
      Feb 17, 2016 at 5:05 am
      The 3 City States that control the world are sovereign, corporate enies that are NOT part of the countries they are located in and with their own laws They are (1) City of London – design and control Banking and Finance systems (2) Vatican City – Religious and Spiritual Control (3) Washington DC – Political and Military domination (4) The 4th city is JNU, Delhi and its students are FREE THINKING independent and autonomous enies, getting generous funds from Indian Union. There is no place for Patriotism and Nationalism. People like Noam Chomsky , Amartya Sen and Salman Rushdie are the Foreign Anti-National Forces. The Benami Media runs to them Every time
      1. R
        Jun 16, 2016 at 5:00 pm
        1. S
          Jun 16, 2016 at 4:51 pm
          Want it or not security cams are the most effective thing on earth today as evidence and to keep you calm when you can see your all house or bussines from the phone/computer etc.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;