Considering the spate of crimes against women, Thane police commissioner KP Raghuvanshi advised college women on Wednesday to hold chilli powder for self-defence. Also, he requested these to avoid travelling late during the night. In comparison, Mumbai police chief Satyapal Singh introduced a slew of measures to follow perpetrators, including ambitious intends to have research in the deputy commissioner of police (DCP) level.
Following a brutal rape of the 23-year-old girl in Delhi and stabbing of the CA student in Mumbai, Singh directed DCPs across Mumbai to personally investigate crimes against women. “Whether it is sexual harassment, molestation or rape, senior personnel of police stations must immediately inform the zonal DCP, who must personally consider such complaints. Such complaints shouldn’t be stored pending, but converted into FIRs immediately. The security of ladies is my priority. I’ve told every single cops when they neglect to take action now, it could affect their very own kids, siblings or moms.” Singh stated you ought to not pass statistics, because the real figures may be much greater because sufferers are unwilling to file complaints because of stigmas or social demands. Continue reading