Star News launches crime watch show 'Red Alert'

MUMBAI: Guess what, Crime sells. Starting today 8:30 pm, Star News will be launchingRed Alert - a half hour weekly crime-investigative report. The programme will provide an indepth look at the world of crime, says a company release.

In a bid to offer a complete perspective on crime, the show is divided into four segments- Investigation, Wanted, Special Story and Prevention.

The first segment- Investigation will incorporate cases that have been solved recently. The process of investigation and clues will be highlighted, to engage the viewers' interest, claims the release.

The second segment Wanted will offer details about the family background of the criminal, place of birth, brief history and interviews with family and teachers.

With the third segment Special story, the news channel aims to answer the queries of its viewer. The segment is based on questions that the viewers might want to know from the world of crime. A comprehensive segment to answer viewers queries, be it about the whereabouts of a well-known criminal, the status of a case or the stories that rocked the country, claims the release.

Like the name suggests, the concluding segment on Prevention, is based on talks about how to avoid being a victim, to guard oneself against big and petty crimes in ones neighbourhood and additional techniques to defend oneself against an attacker.

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