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First All-Women Police Station became Functional in Itanagar

India’s first all-women police station became operational in Itanagar, capital of Arunachal Pradesh in June 2013 to ensure better security to women.

Jun 6, 2013 17:36 IST
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To deal with the Crimes against the women, the first all-women police station started functioning in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh on 4 June 2013. With the opening of the first all-women police station, the state Government has tried to showcase its concern towards the protection of women in the state.

The proposal of setting up of the all-women police station was passed by the state cabinet on 6 February 2013. To tackle crime against women, the state cabinet has also approved the creation of separate cells in all the seventeen district headquarters and the Police headquarters of the state. To run these cells the state is also running a special recruitment drive for recruiting women police personnel.

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