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Kishan inaugurates 280 CCTV cameras | Hyderabad News

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Hyderabad: Union minster of state for home G Kishan Reddy on Sunday inaugurated 280 CCTV cameras from East Zone DCP’s office in Amberpet.
The cameras were purchased with Rs 2.45 crore funds sanctioned by Reddy when he represented Amberpet in the assembly.
The 280 CCTV cameras with night vision ability were installed at various places in Kachiguda, Amberpet, and Malakpet. Kishan Reddy said that due to urbanisation, crime in cities is increasing and police are using technology to prevent and solve these cases.
“Telangana and Andhra police are the best in using technology and I keep hearing praises for them from various central agencies,” Reddy said.
Hyderabad is one of the eight cities selected for the safe city project. Centre provides direct financial assistance to promote better policing in these cities. “The new technology is useful for patrolling teams, She teams and in the identification of crime hot spots. We are setting up the world’s first forensic science university in India and the 41% posts, lying vacant in forensic labs, will be filled up soon. Rashtriya Raksha University is also being set up,” Kishan Reddy said.
Hyderabad police commissioner Anjani Kumar said that CCTVs are used in the investigation of important cases and Hyderabad currently has 5 lakh of them. Kumar also said that 30-40% of complaints are coming through social media.

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