5,000 CCTV cameras in 1510 locations have been installed in Mumbai

With the help of CCTV cameras, the Mumbai and Pune police have been able to solve more than 1,100 crimes

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In order to restrict crime and maintain law and order, Maharashtra government along with police administration have installed CCTV cameras at various public places. 

The government has claimed that nearly 9,800 CCTV cameras have been installed in cities including Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur, which have been helpful in detecting crimes. With the help of CCTV cameras, the police have been able to solve more than 1,100 crimes. 

In Mumbai, nearly 5,000 CCTV cameras have been installed in almost 1,510 locations across the city while in Pune, the number of CCTV cameras installed at 425 location is 1,234. 

Moreover, around 14 lakh e-challans have been issued for traffic violations through CCTV capture. Along with this, a total of 216 criminal activities has been exposed with the help of CCTV footage. 

While in Mumbai, nearly 7 lakh people have been issued e-challans for traffic rule violations and 2,100 crimes have been investigated via CCTV footage. Moreover, an additional 5,625 CCTVs have been approved for installation in the city. In Mumbai and Pune, 972 criminals were arrested. 

CCTV installation across cities have made it possible for the police to effectively maintain law and order in chaotic situations including religious and public ceremonies. 

In the last five years, the state government has implemented various projects to ensure stability including the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS).

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