CCTV Cameras in liquor shops: The High Court of Madras directed the higher authorities to install the CCTV cameras in the liquor shops and also the bars on Wednesday to prevent the happening of any illegal activity. This sudden decision by High Court is to control and object the illegal activities that are mostly happening in the liquor shops and the Bars. This statement was first bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice M Sundar who gave the directions on a PIL by K Balu who is the president of the Advocates Forum for Social Justice.
Install CCTV Cameras in liquor shops – Madras High Court
The most happening illegal activity in the liquor shops and the bars is about the serving the liquor to the minor age people and also selling the liquor to then at public liquor shops. This severe action of installing the CCTV cameras is to put an end to those types of illegal activities. The High Court alleged that the liquor shops are crossing the limits and the liquor was sold to minors at several liquor shops which are against the law. This type of activities are cannot be monitored by the higher authorities because of the lack of surveillance, now these CCTV cameras may help the authorities to examine the liquor shops and the Bars to find out of any illegal activities.
For Hygienic Liquor Shops
This type of serious violation goes totally unnoticed by the officials because of the lack in a monitoring system, so he said that to install the internet linked CCTV’s to install in all the liquor selling places. This CCTV camera may also help to observe the hygienic positions of the liquor shops as it can see , that the maximum number of liquor shops are not hygienic along with several bars. Some people park their vehicles at outside the bars and they start driving as soon as they immediately have their drinks, that type of drunken driving too could be curbed if CCTV cameras are installed.
Balu stated that especially in Tamil Nadu, easy availability of liquor even to the minors can be seen and this is causing various criminal offences across Tamil Nadu.