Tourism industry stakeholders have said the scheme is detrimental to the sector, and local residents have been protesting against the "sentinels" intruding their privacy. Both ruling and opposition MLAs have said the scheme can be misused.
Police claimed that the woman was confined in the room for nearly 15 years and she had no connection with the outside world. Based on the information provided by the NGO 'Bailancho Saad', a team from the Women's Police Station last evening raided the house and made the arrests.
The police have for now registered the complaint filed by Sharad Chopdekar, personal security officer of Rane under sections 352 (assault), 353 (preventing government servant from discharge of duty), 504 (breach of peace), read along with relevant sections of the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act 1971
"The police have managed to decode the emails and documents of accused Sameer Sardana and has found that he was collecting information about past bomb blasts in the country," a senior ATS official told PTI.
Officers said during the probe, they realised Remo had surrendered his Indian citizenship and taken up Portuguese nationality. The police said Jonah appeared before them Wednesday and gave his statement.