Course on ‘Safety of Women’ for investigators of J&K Police organized

UDHAMPUR: A five days course on "Safety of Women" for investigators of Jammu and Kashmir Police was organized by Sher-I-Kashmir Police Academy (SKPA) here, which was sponsored by Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) MHA, GoI, New Delhi.

A total of 24 officers attended the course.

The course was inaugurated by Mohammad Sulaiman Salaria, ADGP Director SKPA Udhampur. In the inaugural address, the Director highlighted the importance of the course and the need for it for the investigators of JKP.

He advised the participants to take the maximum benefit of the course and become proficient and professional while dealing with the investigation of crime against women.

During valedictory speech, the Director appreciated advised the participants to implement the knowledge that was gained in the course into practice.

During the course eminent professionals from the field of Law, Forensics, Investigations and Medicines were invited. The topics of Legal Provisions of Law, Latest Amendments and Judicial Pronouncements, Drafting and Registration of FIR as well as the topic of defects in investigation, prosecution of cases, common mistakes leading to non prosecution were discussed by Kamal Sharma, CPO,CLI Police Academy Udhampur.

Inspector Isha Mahajan delivered lecture on victim counseling and recording of statement of victims. Inspector Tahir Hussain discussed the investigation of cases of acid attack, eve teasing, stalking and outrage of modesty of women.

Mahadeep Singh, Retd SP discussed the investigation of kidnapping, abduction, cruelty against women, female foeticide, dowry death cases, trafficking of women and girl child. Sunil Sharma, SrPO, Rahul Pandit, Director IDEO Gram as well as Vijay Sudan SrPO also delivered lectures.

To give the firsthand knowledge in the use of SAECK Kits as well as the simulation of the crime scene investigation, the Retd Scientific Officer Rohit Koul and Anju Sharma, Scientific Officer, FSL Jammu held 5 exhaustive sessions, where the importance of DNA evidence, simulation of indoor and outdoor crime scene investigation of sexual assault and murder case was done and the practical hands on the collection, handling, labeling, packing of biological and physical evidences was conducted.

Dr Chakshu Mahajan from GMC Jammu deliberated on the role of forensic science in sexual assault cases.

The course was coordinated by Kamal Sharma CPO, CLI and Inspector Tahir Hussain was the Course Secretary.


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