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Crime branch, of women, for women soon

DNMUM270784 | 3/5/2013 | Author : Nikhil S Dixit | WC :271

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Mumbai: The city will have a special women's crime branch.
The state home department has issued a government resolution and has ordered the police to set up the branch immediately, in light of the rising cases of crime against women.
The first-of-its-kind crime detection unit for women will be manned entirely by women. Headed by an officer not below the rank of deputy commissioner, the branch will have two units.
While one will investigate rapes, kidnappings, teasing women or outraging their modesty, the other will look into dowry harassment and cases of domestic violence. Both units will have senior inspectors reporting to the DCP. And the crime branch will report to the joint commissioner (crime).
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