A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Friday noticed that regardless of the supply of the Railways Act which ensured security of passengers, together with girls passengers, incidents of theft and assault of girls passengers had been recurring on trains.
The Bench consisting of Justice Anil Ok. Narendran and Justice Ziyad Rahman A.A. additionally noticed that the security of girls and different passengers could possibly be ensured by putting in panic buttons and CCTVs contained in the compartments.
The courtroom made the observations whereas listening to a suo motu case initiated in reference to an incident in which a 31-year-old girl passenger was attacked on a working prepare by an recognized man a few months again.
The courtroom appointed lawyer R. Leela as amicus curiae to help the courtroom in the case. The courtroom additionally requested the Southern Railway to file a press release in the case.