Haryana to start all-women police stations from Raksha Bandhan

  • HT Correspondent, None, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Aug 19, 2015 19:23 IST

The Haryana government on Wednesday claimed to have made all arrangements to set up all-women police stations in all 21 districts of the state, which would be functional from Raksha Bandhan on August 28.

An official spokesman said women police stations would be inaugurated by ministers, members of parliament, MLAs and other distinguished personalities of the society, especially the women.

The women would be able to freely register their complaints, if any, at these police stations, he said, adding that counselling centres being run by women and child development department would also be shifted to these police stations.

In these police stations, only women police officials would be posted and criminal cases related to women would be investigated by only women officials.

He said each women police station would have one woman deputy superintendent of police, two sub-inspectors, three assistant sub-inspectors, four head constables and 16 constables. Women complainant would have the choice to register their complaint either at their nearest police station or at headquarters of women police station.

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