Chandigarh: Four hundred women personnel would be recruited in Haryana to strengthen the police force in the state, Director General of Police, Ranjiv Dalal said on Thursday.
Efforts were being made to recruit 400 women personnel, he told reporters.

Taking into account the recent crime incidents against women, the DGP said that Additional Chief Secretary, Home has written to the Punjab and Haryana High Court to transfer such cases to fast track court to ensure speedy justice.

Each police station in Haryana has four to 10 lady constables and women lawyers have also been empanelled to facilitate women, the DGP said. Dalal said the protocol of medical examination of rape cases has been fully revised for doctors through the Health Department to ensure effective investigation of such cases.

"Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has called a meeting of senior police officers tomorrow to review the steps taken to check crime against women," he said. In most cases, the crime against women was committed by those known to them, but being known to victim did not reduce the gravity of the crime, he said.


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