CCTV mandatory in all multistroies- Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata, July 28: West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday expressed concern at the incident of a dacoity in a city apartment which led to the death of a woman and directed the police to ensure that CCTV and alarm system were installed in all multi-story apartments.

Following the incident Banerjee called up the city police commissioner R K Pachnanda and asked him to ensure that CCTV and alarm system were installed.

Later Pachnanda told PTI "the chief minister is concerned about the security in all high rise buildings and multiplexes. It is a request that the owners and the residents of those buildings install CCTV, alarm system "magic eye" and other security gadgets and follow the advice given by the police from time to time".

Pointing out that that it was mandatory for apartment owners to fill up certain forms to provide the necessary information about their tenants, Pachnanda appealed to the apartment owners letting out their flats to comply with this formality in their own interest.

A 90-year old woman who was gagged and tied up by robbers along with her daughter-in-law and maid during a break in today at her flat in North Kolkata died of suffocation.


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