Srinagar city will witness deployment of all women police flying squads from now at sensitive places to check crime against woman, a police statement said on Sunday.
“As a part of counter measure to put check on crime against women, Srinagar police has taken up step of deploying all women police flying squad for assistance at various sensitive places, the statement said.
“To begin with, City police will deploy all women police flying squad vehicles in coaching hub of Parray pora and Baghat areas to assist girl students in the area. Later the squads will be put in places at other sensitive places,” it said.
In case of stalking, harassment, teasing or any unwarranted advances by the delinquents, the girl students are requested to contact nearby female police personnel for instant assistance, the statement informed.
“This step to deploy all women flying squads was initiated as some victims feel uncomfortable to talk on such sensitive issues with opposite gender. This endeavour is a part of some initiatives to be taken by police to sensitize the society about the dignity and honour to be extended to ladies,” it added.
The statement said that any complaint regarding this issue can be registered on police help line numbers 9596222550, 9596222551 and 477567.