DIG NKR e-inaugurates Women Help Desks
Aug 01, 2021
SRINAGAR: The DIG North Kashmir Range (NKR) Baramulla Sujit Kumar on Saturday inaugurated Women Help Desks through e-inauguration from the conference hall of District Police Lines Baramulla.
On the occasion, he was accompanied by SSP Baramulla Shri Rayees Mohammad Bhat.
These Women help desks have been inaugurated at Uri, Sheeri, Chandoosa, Kreeri, Pattan, Tangmarg & Gulmarg of District Police Baramulla with the additional facility of the counselling room, feeding room & washroom.
Speaking on the occasion, DIG NKR Baramulla said that J&K Police is increasing its legal assistance and help to women victims by opening more separate Women Help Desks in the coming future to serve the womenfolk legally.
"Crime against the women will be dealt by women officers/ officials in these Help Desks which will provide an opportunity to the womenfolk of the respective area to approach police regarding the crime against them and express their grievances more comfortably," he said.
While interacting with in-charges of Women Help Desks, SSP Baramulla Rayees Mohammad Bhat stressed counselling in case of domestic disputes to help the couples to develop a better understanding.
SSP Baramulla also directed In-charges of these Desks to follow the complaints even after the settlement by visiting their home occasionally to get first-hand information.