FabIndia fallout: Police stn in-charge responsible for hidden cameras: Akhilesh Yadav

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Lucknow, Apr 4: With a hidden camera spotted in a trial room of a garment store in Goa, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said police station in-charge will be held responsible if such devices are found in malls or show rooms in the state.

Terming such incidents a blot on the society, the CM said the police station in-charge of the area will be considered responsible for preventing such incidents and strict action will be taken in such cases.

Police stn in-charge responsible for hidden cameras: Akhilesh.
"The CM has directed that strict action should be taken against the station in-charge concerned in incidents of installing hidden camera or video recording in changing or trial rooms in malls, showrooms and shops," an official spokesman said here.

The statement comes as a relief to the people of the state as Uttar Pradesh is home to many popular shopping malls.

Also read: Smriti Irani and cam in trial room: Crime Branch likely to summon Fabindia top officials

An alert Union Minister Smriti Irani yesterday raised an alarm after she spotted a hidden camera at an outlet of a leading garment store that was pointed towards the trial room she used while trying out some clothes that led to a case of voyeurism being filed and arrest of four employees.

Also read: Smriti Irani finds hidden camera in garment store's changing room, files FIR

Four staff members of the Fabindia-owned outlet at the upmarket boutique chain at Candolim near here, who were earlier detained, were arrested by Goa police following a complaint by BJP MLA Michael Lobo who was called by Irani after the incident.


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