Women help desk to be constituted in all police stations in Jharkhand

Ranchi: Jharkhand will set up women’s help desk in all 300 police station stations of the state.

“ The women help desk will be constituted in all 300police station from Nirbhaya fund. Action will be taken against police officials those who will try to suppress the crime against woman and girls. Even FIR could be registered against such police officials” said M.V. Rao, Jharkhand Director General of Police (DGP) to reporters in a press conference here on Tuesday.

He said “ if dead body of any woman or girl is found then Superintendent of Police (SP) of the respective district will himself visit the spot. The SP will monitor the investigation and arrest of the accused. Any lapses will invite action”.

Jharkhand police recently released WhatsApp number in all 24 districts for the women and girls to lodge their complaints regarding eve-teasing or any form of crime. The state police headquarters on Tuesday released the data of complaint. In a short period of time, 108 complaints have been lodged by women and girls through WhatsApp.

The highest complaint has been lodged in Ranchi with 28 followed by Giridih with 18. Interestingly no complaint has been lodged in two districts Sahebganj and Jamatara.

Jharkhand DGP also announced to launch a special drive against drugs from November 1.

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