Thu, 07 Mar 2013 11:45:00 GMT | By PTI

Mumbai school buses to get CCTVs to nab molesters

Police have also asked school authorities to ensure regular check-up of drivers' eye sight every six months, besides having drivers' and conductors' antecedents verified


Mumbai school buses to get CCTVs to nab molesters (© Reuters)

Mumbai: In wake of growing incidents of child molestation by conductors, city police have asked all schools in the metropolis to install closed-circuit television cameras(CCTVs) in their buses which ferry students.

Police have also asked school authorities to ensure regular check-up of drivers' eye sight every six months, besides having drivers' and conductors' antecedents verified.

"The CCTVs with at least 15 days recording facility should be installed in school buses," said a police officer.School authorities hiring private buses for children should also go through details of the vehicles such as registration number, road permit, driver's license, in suranceand vehicle fitness.

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