Haryana

HARYANA POLICE LAUNCHES MASSIVE COMPAIGN' OPERATION DURGA', NABBED 72 PERSONS INVOLVED IN CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN

April 12, 2017 08:14 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

With a view to ensure safety of women, Haryana Police has launched a massive campaign 'Operation Durga' wherein 24 teams constituted by Chief Minister's Flying Squad nabbed 72 persons indulging in various crimes against women in public places in all districts in the State.

With a view to ensure safety of women, Haryana Police has launched a massive campaign 'Operation Durga' wherein 24 teams constituted by Chief Minister's Flying Squad nabbed 72 persons indulging in various crimes against women in public places in all districts in the State. While stating this here today, a spokesman of the Police Department said that the teams comprised woman personnel including nine Sub-inspectors of Police, 14 Assistant Sub-inspectors of Police, six Head Constables and 13 Constables, apart from other Police personnel from each district.

The teams visited public places such as schools, colleges, bus stands and railway stations and nabbed persons indulging in crimes against women, including eve teasing. The accused were then handed over to the local police for further action.He said that the Haryana Government had established women police stations in all districts in the State to ensure safety of women and provide them with a safe place for lodging complaints. However, it had been observed that women hesitated in reporting incidents involving such anti-social elements. Therefore, the campaign was undertaken after identifying places where such anti-social elements were indulging in eve teasing, vulgar comments, stalking and other similar activities, he added.

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