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More women cops at Metro stations

gurgaon Updated: Jun 01, 2012 01:27 IST
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To enhance the security of passengers in Metro stations in the city, the Gurgaon police department has deployed 10 more women police personnel at Metro stations. With this, the total number of women police personnel has risen to 18.

The total number of officers needed at all five metro stations, however, still falls short of promises made by the Gurgaon police to deploy a total of 58 personnel, including three women constables each at all the five stations. The force still needs 33 new recruits.

Last year, the then Gurgaon police commissioner SS Deswal had announced that 58 police personnel would be deputed with a police booth at each and every Metro station.

At present, one SHO, two sub-inspectors, one ASI, one woman head constable, one male constable, three male constables and 17 lady constables comprise the Metro police team at the Iffco Chowk police station.

Earlier, the city police had promised that three women constables will be posted round-the-clock at Guru Dronacharya, Sikanderpur, MG Road, Iffco Chowk and Huda City Centre Metro stations.

This comes in addition to an all-women PCR van deployed on MG Road to make roads safer for women, after the shocking gang rape of a pub worker. The city police force helps maintain law and order in the Metro premises along with Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel provided by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).