Chandigarh: After the state witnessing a spurt in crime against women, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has called up a meeting of senior police officials to discuss over the situation of law and order.

The officials called for Friday's meeting include IGs of Hisar, Rohtak, Karnal and South Zone (Rewari) ranges.

Earlier yesterday, the government had decided to set up a round-the-clock women helpline, an announcement of which was made by DGP R S Dalal during a meeting with officials.

"A special monitoring cell under ADGP (Law and Order) has been set up at Police Headquarters to whom all district police chiefs will report the progress of the day between 10.30 pm to 11.30 pm daily," he said during the meeting.

Dalal had also reviewed implementation of various directives issued to check increasing cases of crime against women.

As many as 15 cases of sexual assault have been reported from the state during the past one month, including those on teenage girls.


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