India's Infamous and Sensational Sting Operations

By SiliconIndia   |   Monday, 28 October 2013, 03:08 Hrs   |    2 Comments
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Bangalore:  A sting operation is an operation implemented by undercover agents to apprehend criminals. Stings which are commonly employed throughout the world by law enforcement, has now become very popular with news and media organizations including trashy tabloids as ways of getting sensational headlines and also to garner TRPs. One of the big concerns surrounding these operations is whether or not these operations successfully served the purpose. Here are the lists of India’s interesting and controversial sting operations as listed by

1. Delhi Metro:

Recently, Delhi Metro was again on the spotlight for a wrong reason i.e providing rooms to couples seeking for privacy. The incident came to light when Zee News, in a sting operation, showed how rooms inside stations were being rented out to couples on an hourly basis. The sting CD showed a member of the toilet cleaning staff at a Metro station demanding 500 from a reporter who approached as a decoy customer, seeking space in the washroom for him and his female friend. Reportedly, the sting operation was carried out at several Delhi Metro stations including Race Course, Paschim Vihar, Ashok Park, Green Park and Madipur.

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