The Delhi Metro Rail Company has determined to strengthen patrolling at metro stations and inside trains after some objectionable movies went viral earlier. Officers mentioned on Tuesday that uniformed safety personnel and staffers in plain garments will begin patrol quickly, reported PTI. This resolution has been taken after the most recent video that surfaced on social media purportedly confirmed a pair kissing whereas sitting on the ground of a metro coach. After seeing the video, the DMRC was prompted to attraction to the commuters to “chorus from indulging in such obscene actions”.
A senior official mentioned, as quoted by PTI, “Within the gentle of latest movies, the metro is trying to enhance safety and surveillance by implementing a number of measures.”
He additional mentioned, “One such measure contains patrolling in trains by uniformed police personnel and plain garments (DMRC) workers.”
In keeping with the official, the transfer will assist deter threats and inconvenience to passengers, together with ladies.
This comes after the DMRC just lately wrote to the Delhi Police to behave on strengthening patrolling at stations and inside metro coaches to curb such incidents, as cited by PTI.
At present, there are CCTV cameras in coaches on all strains, besides on some previous trains on line one. The official mentioned they’re putting in extra such CCTVs in these coaches through the ongoing refurbishment course of and likewise at metro stations to “monitor any objectionable exercise”.
The present choices have been introduced after the video of the couple kissing in a metro coach went viral on social media and left many individuals enraged.
After the incident, some customers urged the DMRC to take acceptable motion on the matter, whereas others questioned the thought of filming the act.
In the meantime, the DMRC has requested commuters and passengers to report such incidents to the “nearest accessible metro workers/CISF instantly in order that acceptable motion will be taken,” reported PTI.
In April additionally, a video went viral that was purportedly exhibiting a scantily-clad lady travelling in a Delhi Metro coach. The incident prompted the DMRC to request its commuters to take care of social etiquette in public locations.
Within the latest previous additionally, the DMRC had appealed to the folks by means of its social media handles, to not movie movies or make reels by inflicting inconvenience to fellow riders.