Police say new rule must be applied to 25,000 buildings
Dubai landlords have been told to install CCTV in their buildings, or face a hefty fine, according to a report in Emirates 24/7.
The paper said that owners of both residential and commercial buildings must comply by November 26 or be fined. The CCTV cameras and systems must be fitted in accordance with Dubai Police specifications. Additionally they must use one of 650 registered companies to complete the work.
Major Arif Al Janahi, Director, Protection Systems Department, Dubai Police told the paper: “Landlords of 25,000 buildings still have to install surveillance cameras and security system in their buildings. We have given them a grace period of three months which began on August 26.”
According to Emirates 24/7, the cameras must have a storage facility of at least one month.