Problems may arise if such kind of registry is made available to public. “How will it help, when one knows that a criminal resides near your house? I do not see any positive side to it. There will only be a sense of hatred towards the person. The only thing that they can do is apply three to four locks in their respective houses to feel safe,” added Mr Ali.
He also does not agree with the names and photographs being displayed. Some offenders may be first timers and may have committed the crime under the influence of alcohol. So if their names go on that list, they are going to be looked upon as criminals for the rest of their lives.
Mr Ali feels that this is an attack on privacy as they would be disclosing the name, photographs and the address of the criminals. One also has to understand that with such registry lives of the criminals would also be under threat. There are chances that locals might take the matter in their own hands and try to attack them to prevent any problems in the future.
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