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First all-women police station in Bihar

Last Updated: Monday, January 23, 2012 - 13:45

Biharsharif: The first all-woman police
station in Bihar was inaugurated by Chief Minister Nitish
Kumar in Nalanda district on Monday.

The police station, set up at the district
headquarters here, will deal with complaints from women on
atrocities, family disputes and related matters.

The women police will also arrange for counselling for
couples facing marital discords and costs incurred for it will
be borne by the complainants, Kumar said.

The state government will set up 39 more all-women
police stations across the state, he added.

Sub-inspector Anju Kumari has been made the station
house officer of the first all-woman police station and all
cases related to atrocities and other crimes concerning women
lodged at various police stations in the district would be
transferred to it for investigation, district superintendent
of police Jitendra Rana said.


First Published: Monday, January 23, 2012 - 13:44

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