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SHE teams acted on 129 complaints in May

SHE teams acted on 129 complaints in May
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In May, the SHE teams received a total of 129 complaints from women victims across the Cyberabad city. As many as 62 cases were registered out of which 34 were criminal cases under IPC and 28 were petty cases. 103 decoy operations were conducted at various places such as bus stops, malls, railway stations, colleges etc. Also, counseling was held on May 5 and 18 at women protection cell. 

Cyberabad: In May, the SHE teams received a total of 129 complaints from women victims across the Cyberabad city. As many as 62 cases were registered out of which 34 were criminal cases under IPC and 28 were petty cases. 103 decoy operations were conducted at various places such as bus stops, malls, railway stations, colleges etc. Also, counseling was held on May 5 and 18 at women protection cell.

C Anasuya, DCP, Admin In-charge of SHE teams, said, “We have received around 600 complaints in the first half of 2018,” she said, adding we want to expand the jurisdiction geographically so that we can reach out to as many people as possible.

The areas that come under Cyberabad SHE teams jurisdiction are: Madhapur, Raidurgam, Gachibowli, Narsingi, Kukatpally, KPHB, Bachupally, Miyapuar, Chanda Nagar, Rajendra Nagar, Shamshabad, RGI airport etc.

The SHE teams have been reorganised with seven teams, instead of earlier four to reach out to women who are in distress. For the safety of women, Hyderabad is equipped with maximum number of CCTV cameras across the city working throughout 24/7 and there are SHE teams working specially for women safety.

The SHE teams solved a case of stalking in which a woman from Chandanagar approached the police about a 19-year-old boy harassing her daughter. Though the woman warned him thrice, he kept repeating the offence and kept threatening her daughter.

The teams performed decoy operations at various hot spots in Cyberabad. A total 23 respondents were apprehended for eve teasing in public places and 22 petty cases were booked against the
respondents.

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