In a significant move and a boost to the message of women's reservation in policing, Yogi Adityanath, the CM of Uttar Pradesh said women police officers should be appointed to head at least one police station in every district apart from the existing woman police station. The move came as an initiative towards women empowerment and security of women in Uttar Pradesh.
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In Gujarat's Junagadh region, a group of mob attacked police officials at a police station. In the viral incident, angry people were seen pelting stones, and attacking officials. In the violent attack, one person died whereas several got injured in the violence which broke out after the police issued a notice amid illegal construction of a dargah in the locality. In the incident, police deployed RPF and detained 200 people.
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In a shocking incident, a mob set a police station in West Bengal's Kaliganj region on fire. Miscreants set fire to Kaliaganj police station in West Bengal’s Uttar Dinajpur district, protesting the death of a teenage girl whose body was found in a canal last week. People allegedly from the Adivasi and Rajbangshi communities organised a "Thana gherao" programme, claiming that the girl was raped and murdered.
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In Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district, a hand grenade was allegedly hurled into a police station by militants, on April 19. The police reported that no injuries were caused due to the blast, since the bomb went off near the gate of the station. Following the incident, the area has been cordoned off and a search operation has been initiated.
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Ten people died in dry Bihar's two districts, after consuming illicit liquor, on Holi, said police on March 20. As per PTI, locals alleged illicit hooch business in the region, responsible behind the deaths and burnt tyres in protest. Meanwhile, Rita Kumari, SHO of University police station also said illicit liquor consumption could be the reason, but awaited confirmation through an autopsy. Notably, Bihar is dry state since six… read-more
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Kerala Police arrested a man in connection with the murder and dumping of a youth's body in front of a police station in Kottayam, on January 17. The accused has been arrested and has reportedly confessed to the crime, and says he acted alone, said Superintendent of Police Shilpa Dyavaiah. "We suspect someone else’s involvement in the crime too," said the SP. Further investigation on the matter is underway.
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In Chitrapura Village of Uttar Pradesh's Agra district, two men, Mahesh and Dinesh, were shot dead on December 16 over a dispute related to water entering their field from another field. Reportedly, they were going to object against this to the family of Kalyan Singh alias Kallu of the same village. Teams have been constituted to arrest the guilty, said Sudhir Kumar Singh, SSP.
Manav Lalwani, a 24-years-old resident of Deonar, Mumbai, committed suicide after his female friend missed his call. Senior officer Siddheshwar Gove, informed, "Upon reaching home after the party he tried contacting her but she didn't pick up. Upon repeated failure, he died by suicide by hanging himself." Although the incident happened on December 4, a case was registered on December 10 and investigation started. Furthermore, postmortem… read-more
Following the order of a superintendent of Police in Uttar Pradesh's Kairana Police Station, a woman Head Constable Taresh Sharma, was booked for the breach of trust by a public servant under section 409, said officials on December 4. Reportedly, 578 cartons of wine were reported missing under the jurisdiction of the constable. The incident came to light after she was transferred and another incumbent took over her jurisdiction.
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According to reports, 34 child-friendly police stations will be set up by the Odisha Government across the state, in order to eliminate the stress of children. Furthermore, each police district will set up such a station. “All of these proposed police stations will have special facilities for children and special logos, plaques, libraries for children featuring a variety of books, magazines and newspapers.”, read the CMO’s statement.