UNICEF acknowledges UP police as `child friendly`
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Last Updated: Thursday, November 19, 2009, 21:48
  
Lucknow: UNICEF has acknowledged Uttar Pradesh police as a "child friendly" police force for working towards protection of child rights.

"UP police, which is among the biggest forces of the country has been acknowledged as a child-friendly police force for working towards protection of child rights," Additional Director General (Law and Order) AK Jain told reporters.

Jain said that 488 child labourers have been rescued from across the state while 1,637 missing children were found by police this year.

Besides this, the state police has also handed over many abandoned children to child protection homes.

Bureau Report


First Published: Thursday, November 19, 2009, 21:48


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