Anti-Romeo Squads Back in Action to Inspect Crimes Against Ladies in UP’s Hathras
Hathras (UP): Almost a lots groups with over 50 cops personnel belong to the anti-Romeo teams that have been reactivated in Hathras to inspect criminal offenses against females, authorities stated on Sunday. The development comes as part of the “Mission Shakti” project of the Uttar Pradesh government, which has faced flak over a string of rape occurrences, including the alleged gangrape and death of a 19- year-old Dalit woman here, recently.
” There are 11 police headquarters, consisting of the Mahila Thana, in the district. There are 11 anti-Romeo teams with five police personnel in each team. One team consists of 3 women and 2 males personnel. These squads would keep an eye on miscreants pestering or troubling females and girls in the district,” Hathras Superintendent of Authorities Vineet Jaiswal told PTI. The district police chief on Sunday held a meeting with all members of the teams and worried on the need to put a look at criminal activities against females and girls.
These squads would patrol public locations like markets, the area of schools and colleges, training institutes, bus stands, parks, amongst others, to avoid harassment of women and women, and indecency against them by scalawags, an authorities spokesperson stated. “The squads would also raise awareness amongst women and women about the helpline numbers being run by the state government and the state police. For example, they can dial 112, 181 and 1090 (ladies helpline), 1076 (chief minister’s helpline), 1098 (kid helpline), 102 and 108 (health care and ambulance),” the representative said.
The teams will likewise apprise the women and children about cellphone apps like the UP COP and how they could be utilized by distressed individuals, the official included. The anti-Romeo squads were constituted to examine stalkers and eve-teasers in Uttar Pradesh right after Yogi Adityanath had actually assumed the workplace of the chief minister in 2017.
Dealing with flak over crimes versus females in the state, Adityanath on Saturday had released the ‘Objective Shakti’ project that focuses on guaranteeing the security and self-respect of females and women, with a stern caution that perpetrators of criminal activities versus women will be handled an iron hand.
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