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Andhra Pradesh CM inaugurates first 'Disha police station' in Rajamahendravaram


Andhra Pradesh CM inaugurates first 'Disha police station' in Rajamahendravaram


Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated the first 'Disha police station' in Rajamahendravaram city to exclusively handle cases of crime against women and children.

The state government plans to set up a total of 18 such police stations across the state to exclusively deal with crimes against women and children.

It will deal with crimes covered under the Disha bill, including IPC section 376 (rape and gang rape), 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and the POCSO Act.

Source: Times Of India

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