Indore: A prohibitory order under section 144 of CrPC against installation of camera or any electronic device in changing rooms was issued on Friday by the district collector. The order will be in effect till June 23. Retail garment stores, shopping malls and other stores are strictly prohibited from installing cameras or any other electronic device in changing rooms. The order directs stores and shopping mall owners and managers to give an undertaking in accordance with the order to their respective SDM and police station in charge.

Every week checking of trial rooms will be done by female officials in presence of magistrates. Shopping malls and stores should install a notice board in compliance of the order at easily visible place informing consumers of prohibition of CCTV or any recording devices in trial rooms.

District administration will take action against garment stores and shopping mall managers and owners if any recording device is found in changing rooms under section 354 (C) , section 509 and section 188 of IPC and section 66 (E) of Information and Technology Act.

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