an expose on how benami (anonymous) phone connections
were issued on his own name, Mumbai police commissioner
A N Roy summoned telecom operators to his office today,
Roy is not happy; after Uncovered procured four
mobile phone connections on his name from his residence
address, the commissioner cracked the whip on telecom
officials had a meeting with the police top brass at the
police headquarters today and were told in no uncertain
terms, verification must be stepped up.
we are going to take this issue very seriously because
this is a violation of licensing condition. We will take
it to a logical end and hope such things don't happen
in the future," said Dhanajay Kamlakar, DCP Crime,
telecom industry has been earlier told to verify all subscribers
for their bonafide but it is split on the extent to which
be verified. A section of the industry also insists it
is the police's job to verify and not the industry's.
But Mumbai police at least is now, in no mood to listen.