Cops bring new system for live telecast of incidents

The Kolkata Police on Monday introduced Cellular Mobile News Gathering Unit for live telecast of an incident to its control room. 

Senior officers can also monitor a situation from their offices using the system. Surajit Kar Purakayastha, commissioner of police, on Monday inaugurated the unit at Allen Park. A policeman will rush to a spot with digital video camera and officers from control room can view the live telecast of an incident on a television set. The unit will be helpful to tackle mainly a law and order situation.

He said there was a requirement of around eight video cameras. Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’ Brien allotted an amount for the project from MPLAD fund.


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