Uttar Pradesh Govt. to launch helpline for women in every district
The UP government which is facing criticism from all quarters over resent assaults and killing of two teenage girls in Badaun district, has directed authorities to launch a helpline in every district of the state to deal with women harassment complaints.
The helpline would be monitored by the SSPs and SPs. The inquiries into the complaints of harrassment made by women will be ensured through women cell, which will also be supervised by the SSPs and SPs of the districts concerned.
Chief Minister Akhilesh Kumar has directed the district magistrates and police chiefs to rush to the spot as soon as they receive information of any rape and ensure effective action.