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 3:09:04 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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