In the rightful intention to protect Mumbai’s women, the police will be getting drones to keep an eye on the city.
The same company that provides drones to provide an aerial view for all cricket matches in the IPL, is now working with the Mumbai Police to establish aerial surveillance over the city. After a T20 drone found a woman’s dead body recently, the Mumbai Police decided to expand their surveillance.
The drones will be supplied to the Mumbai Police within four months and initially, the drones will be used to keep an eye on the public during gatherings, political rallies, and festivals.
Who Will Operate The Drones?
The company supplying the drones, Quidich Innovation Lab (QIL), will be working closely with the Mumbai Police and training them to operate the drones. Once the training sessions are completed, the drones will be handed over to the Mumbai Police.
To amplify security for women in the city, the drones will be used. Along with helping women in distress, keeping an eye on the general public in risky areas after hours, the drones will be used to maintain regular law and order.
While the system is very beneficial from crime detection across the city, it also invades the personal space of citizens, since a drone rotates around freely, if caught in hands of unwisely authority can easily penetrate into people’s house and personal space. As much as those fears to some may sound baseless, upto some rates it makes for reasonable fear.