Woman death: UPSCW seeks report from Lucknow IGP
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Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2011, 01:05
Lucknow: Taking suo moto cognisance of the death of a woman after falling from third floor of a shopping mall here, Uttar Pradesh State Commission for Women on Thursday sought a report from Lucknow IGP in this connection.

"Chairman of the commission Abha Agnihotri while seeking a report on the incident has also directed the IG to initiate legal action in the matter," SCW member Anita Singh Verma said.

The SCW chairman has also directed principal secretary home and DGP to set up police outposts with lady inspectors at public places including malls.

She said besides emergency number 100, there should be a special police number for women-related crimes.

Agnihotri directed that nets should be installed at open areas and close vigil maintained on people, specially women and youth groups, coming to such places.

A 30-year-old woman died yesterday after falling from the third floor of Phoenix mall in Krishna Nagar area. While her family members alleged that eve-teasing led to the tragedy, police termed the incident as suicide.


First Published: Friday, April 29, 2011, 01:05

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