Srinagar: All-women police flying squad have been deployed in Srinagar by the Jammu and Kashmir state government in an attempt to check instances of crime against women.
The squad has been deployed at sensitive areas including coaching centre hubs of Parraypora and Baghat areas.
"To begin with, the city police will deploy all-women police flying squad vehicles in coaching hubs of Parraypora and Baghat areas to assist the girl students. Later, the squads will be deployed in other sensitive places," a police spokesman told PTI.
The police has taken the step to stop instances of stalking, harassing and teasing of women.
"This endeavor is a part of initiatives to be taken by police to sensitize the society about the dignity and honor to be extended to ladies," he added.
Any complaint in connection with the issue can be registered on police helpline numbers 9596222550, 9596222551 and 0194-2477567, the spokesman said.
(With PTI Inputs)