Delhi HC directs MHA to form Committee to monitor jail security

Ashutosh Gambhir November 6 2017

The Delhi High Court has directed the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to constitute a High Level Committee to examine the security of jail complexes and the functioning of CCTV cameras in Tihar and other jails.

The three-member Committee shall include a retired district judge, a senior official of the National Informatics Centre or such other body of the government, and a senior official of the Delhi Police.

While hearing a batch of criminal writ petitions, the Court's attention . . .

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