Srinagar, Oct 25(ANI): With incidents of burglary in shops or houses becoming a day-to-day affair, the demand for security gadgets is on the rise in the Valley.
Close-circuit television cameras (CCTV), spy cameras and beam sensors are high in demand as many private establishments including hotels, jewellery stores and electronic shops are showing interest to buy them.
Local shop owners selling gadgets say security gadgets has registered a significant increase in the sale.
"We deal in CCTV cameras and Infrared cameras. We give advertisements and get around 10-15 calls per day. When we give a demonstration of these cameras to customers they usually get satisfied and give us orders," said Saleem Ahmed, a dealer of security cameras, Srinagar.
"I feel that the local public need to be aware of its positive aspects," Ahmed added.
Ghulam Hassan, a shop owner, said security devices are a technological boon which should be used by people.
"For the past 20 years there has been turmoil here. Houses get burgled and even shops; hence installing these cameras would help reduce the crime rate," Hassan said. By Parvez Butt (ANI)