A new system of prison guards having a camera in their uniform to monitor the prisoners` movements has been implemented in the Coimbatore prison!
A detailed review meeting was conducted regarding the monitoring of the prisoner`s high-safety cells which had various issues!
Threw have been continuous issues/records of violations of rules and regulations, and audacious activities indulged by the prisoners!
To prevent these maloperations, on behalf of the Department of Prions of the State Government of Tamil Nadu, 50 new cameras with technology which can be worn on the uniforms, have been procured for Rs. 46 Lakhs.
These 50 cameras are to be distributed to the prison guards working in the 9 central jails and the jail in Pudhukkottai District.
The cameras were distributed to the Chennai Puzhal Prison guards yesterday (Thursday, 8th December). It is planned to distribute cameras to ALL THE CENTRAL JAIL PRISON GUARDS ARE TO BE GIVEN THESE HI-TECH CAMERAS.
These cameras will also be worn by the guards deployed in high-safety prison cells!
The officials informed us that with these cameras worn by the prison guards in high-safety prison cells, it will be easier to monitor the activities/movements of the prisoners in the high-safety prison cells through video clips from the cameras!