Women on morning walk in Raipur to get police protection

Raipur: Police have decided to provide security to women during their morning walk in the backdrop of rising cases of eve-teasing in the state capital.

Members of police's women cell will be deployed in the city between 5.30 am and 9.30 am to check cases of eve-teasing and indecent behaviour with women at main parks, police officials said here today.

Police personnel in plainclothes will also keep a watch on road romeos and trouble makers, they said.

Police have set up a toll-free number to receive complaints about eve-teasing and harassment of women in view of rising number of such incidents here.