Special police cell for crime against women in Mum

Last Updated: Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 20:23

Mumbai: Maharashtra government would be setting up a special cell for speedy probe of crimes against women in the megapolis.

This `Prevention of Crime Against Women` Cell would be on the lines of Economic Offences Wing, state Home Minister R R Patil said here.

A DCP-rank officer will be in charge of the cell which will function under the supervision of Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime). The cell will have a staff of over 70 officers.

It will deal with cases of rape, kidnapping, molestation, etc, and also dowry-related crimes.
Patil said police in other cities too were keen to have such special cell.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 20:23
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