Women Police Stations to be set up in districts
Udhampur, Nov 27: The Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, on Saturday said the women police could play a pivotal to safeguard the rights of women in Jammu and Kashmir
“While women in police force are second to none in performing professional duties in an efficient manner, they have added responsibility of playing an important role as friends of women,” he said addressing the attestation-cum-passing out parade of Police women here.
“You have to hold gun at one hand to combat militancy and keep lathi (Stick) in another to tackle law and order situations”, he told the Police cadets stressing on proper trainings to deal with the two challenges of different magnitudes. He said Government would provide every assistance and support to Police Department in imparting the necessary training to its personnel and for equipping them properly.
Speaking on the occasion, Director General of Police, Kuldeep Khuda said that three women police stations have been set up in the State while the Department intends to set up such police stations one each in all the districts. “This would help greater access of women to get their grievances registered and attended for speedy action”, he added.
The Chief Minister on the occasion gave away prizes to the best cadets. The award for all round best cadet was received by Pushpa Devi, the award for outdoor best cadet went to Kunzes Dolma while the best indoor cadet award was won by Rasmeet Kour.
The Director, S.K. Police Academy, Dilbagh Singh also spoke and presented the resume of the activities of the academy. He also thanked the guests for visiting the Academy and encouraging the passing out cadets.
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