Body-worn cameras’ for Delhi Police

Delhi – Post the incident of a constable hitting a woman with a brick, the Delhi Traffic police have decided to order ‘body-worn camera’ and ‘vehicle-mounted camera’ to record every action when a vehicle is flagged down.

The traffic police, who was captured on camera beating the woman on Monday after they got into an argument about her jumping a red light, has been arrested and sacked.

“Traffic police is planning to implant body cameras on the uniforms of its personnel. The cameras would record the audio and video of the entire conversation when a vehicle is flagged down,” Muktesh Chander, Special Commissioner (Traffic), said.

The idea is to monitor complaints of unprofessional behaviour of both offenders and officials.

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China to build four submarines in Karachi, Pakistan.

ISLAMABAD: China will build in Karachi four of eight submarines that it is selling to Pakistan.

Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain told at the inauguration of the Defence Export Promotion Organisation (DEPO) Display Centre in the federal capital that the deal for acquisition of submarines from China had been finalised and four of them would be built here.

He further said that construction of the submarines would simultaneously begin in Pakistan and China.

China, he said, would transfer the technology to Pakistan for submarine construction.

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Pakistan – Supreme Court maintains Mumtaz Qadri’s death penalty, says he is a terrorist

SC maintains Mumtaz Qadri’s death penalty, says he is a terrorist

BY NASIR IQBAL

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday maintained the conviction of Mumtaz Qadri — the killer of former Punjab governor Salman Taseer — by an Anti Terrorism Court.

The Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) March 9 verdict which had rejected Qadri’s application against his death sentence under the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) but accepted his application to void the Anti Terrorism Act’s (ATA) Section 7,was overturned by the court.

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