To ensure proper investigation of crime related with women, Rajouri district police today inaugurated ‘Women cell’ in Nowshera.
The cell was inaugurated by SSP Rajouri Dr. Haseeb Mughal and Dr. Saba Haseeb Mughal.
Girl students from various schools participated in the function and also performed various cultural activities on the themes of women empowerment.
Speaking on the occasion, SDPO Nowshera, DySP Sargun Shukla delineated the roles and responsibility of this women cell and made the citizens and women present there about the initiatives planned for this cell in the near future. She stressed on the need for everyone doing their bit to make this place free from the afflictions of crimes against women.
Dr. Haseeb Mughal also addressed the gathering and brought out the need for such a cell and explained that a police set up separate from the Police station shall perform the role of counsellor, friend, confidante, and support system for women.
He expressed his distress at the high rate of suicides amongst women in the district and stressed that this cell shall act as the social support system for all such women who don’t feel comfortable going to the Police station and who hesitate sharing their grievances with their families.
He assured those present that District Police, Rajouri shall continue its endeavours in addressing issues of women and child in addition to other roles and responsibilities entrusted to them.