Current AffairsPakistan

Punjab Police to Establish Anti-Women Harassment and Violence Cells

In a bid to ensure immediate registration of cases and investigations, Punjab Police on Monday decided to establish “Anti-Women Harassment and Violence Cells”.

Punjab Inspector General of Police (IGP), Inam Ghani, addressed a video-link conference at the Central Police Office (CPO) during which he directed all the Regional Police Officers (RPOs) to ensure that Anti-Women Harassment and Violence Cells are set up across Punjab within a week and a public awareness campaign is run in this regard.

Punjab IGP said that DIG Operations Punjab will closely monitor the establishment of these cells in all the districts within the set timeframe and the DIG Investigation Punjab would ensure that every case is registered in these cells and would monitor the speedy investigation on merit.

The City Police Officers (CPOs) and District Police Officer (DPOs) will supervise these cells while a lady police personnel unit will work as the  “Victim Support Officers” (VSOs) to provide support to the victims.

The VSOs will stay with the affected women during the course of the investigation and they will also be present during the trial hearing.

Besides, feedback will be taken from the victims in every case and it will be reviewed in detail in the supervisory officers’ meeting.

Related posts

Over 8 Million Tax Non-Filers Receive Notices from FBR

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has taken decisive action by issuing notifications to more than 8…
Read more
Current Affairs

Dubai RTA Introduces Revised Flag Fall and Dynamic Fare Structure for Taxi and Hala Services

Dubai RTA Introduces Revised Pricing for Taxi and Hala Services on Major Event Days During…
Read more

Pakistan Railways Set to Digitize Locomotive Records within Two Months

Ministry of Railways Initiates Digital Transformation for Locomotive Records and Fuel Management…
Read more
Become a Trendsetter
Sign up for Davenport’s Daily Digest and get the best of Davenport, tailored for you.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *