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‘Today’s eve-teaser is tomorrow’s rapist’

DNPUN57818 | 3/12/2013 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :369

Police officer urges women to report all incidents of eve-teasing

Stressing that today’s eve teaser is tomorrow’s rapist, senior police inspector Bhanupratap Barge said that women who face eve teasing must report it to the police.
He was addressing a conference for women’s safety in Pune on Sunday. Over 250 women, residents of Magarpatta City, attended the meeting.
The programme was organised on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The event was jointly conducted by Ek Aur Prayas, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) and Magarpatta Township Development & Construction Company. Barge said there were always a gap between the police and ordinary citizens and such programmes helped to bridge that gap.
Contrary to popular belief, Barge claimed, crimes against women are not incre
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