It’s a well-known actuality that sexual assaults in opposition to ladies and youngsters have gotten extra pervasive every day. In Tamil Nadu, regardless of the state police’s quite a few measures to cease these crimes, the issue continues to rise.
In a bid to stop circumstances of violence in opposition to ladies, the state authorities has launched a particular programme in Coimbatore, dwelling to greater than 60 faculties in Arts, Science, Drugs and Engineering. To guard the woman college students, the ‘Police Akka’ undertaking was launched on October 18.
What’s ‘Police Akka’?
Coimbatore Metropolis Police Commissioner Balakrishnan stated one girl police officer every has been designated as liaison officer for the universities within the metropolis. They’ll communicate to the feminine college students enrolled of their designated faculties and have discussions addressing psychological and sexual considerations. The ‘Police Akka’ would go to the universities as soon as every week or in 15 days and would spend stipulated hours on the designated place within the faculty.
The officers will probably be accountable for monitoring and recognizing drug gross sales, discovering and resolving disagreements in faculties, and bringing such issues to the police’s consideration. ‘The law enforcement officials will create a pleasing bond with the feminine college students, preserve the privateness of the data that the scholars present and remedy the prison circumstances,” he stated.
For the ‘Police Akka’ (Police Sister) undertaking, 37 feminine police personnel have been assigned to the town’s 60 faculties. “Contact data of the officers can be displayed on the faculty premises for the scholars,” the commissioner stated.