Following the murder and rape case in Delhi, Jaipur Police is taking certain measures to deal with the crimes against women. Though things here in Jaipur are not that bad, the cops have been taking several steps for making our city crime-free and a safer place for Girls and Women.
These measures include Increasing number of Women staff at Police control room and keeping a tab on eve teasers, armed patrolling at night, introducing self-defence course for girls in various locations of Jaipur city.
Former Jaipur police commissioner, Mr. BL Soni was inviting interested teachers of marshal arts and karate to provide training to girls.
Women staff are being recruited in order to facilitate girls visiting police stations to lodge their complaints says Authorities at Jaipur commissionerate.
Social activist working with women’s rights group says “I believe Pinkcity is much better as compared to Delhi, Noida, Gaziabad, Gurgaon when it comes to crime. Here girls and housewives can easily roam around freely at night. Only thing that is needed is introducing police guards in buses.”
“We have deputed armed policemen at JLN Marg, MI Road and few other places. Each police station will report to commissionerate about sensitive spots. Later, armed policemen will be deputed at these spots,” said a senior police officer. College and School administration have been ordered to update the cops immediately after any wrong activity takes place.
“They are ordered to inform cops about every complaint a girl lodges. It will help us prepare an action plan against harassment of girls and avoiding crimes. We noticed that girls don’t approach police directly, instead they complain to school and college authorities about such incidents,” said the officer.
Rajasthan State Police has floated an official number 076889-66000 with Whatsapp
If any person witnesses any illegal acts such as eve-teasing, selling of intoxicants, gambling etc they can take a picture or a video or send a text on this number. The police will take immediate action.
Jaipur Police have also introduced a helpline number through which victims can share their problems and get support.
“We request women and girls to send a postcard addressed to commissionerate if they become victims of eve-teasing. Their identity would be kept confidential during investigation,” said police officer.
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