Delhi Police to Delhi Excessive Court docket


15 'Special Cells' set up to help interracial couples: Delhi Police to court

Police stated the inter-caste married victims can name the helpline quantity ‘181’ for any assist. (Consultant)

New Delhi:

Delhi Police has advised the Delhi Excessive Court docket that there are 15 “District Particular Cells” for the safety of inter-caste married {couples} and any sufferer can name the ladies’s helpline quantity ‘181’ for help in case of misery.

Delhi Police defined that when the decision is obtained, the main points are shared with the DCP involved and the involved couple is taken to a “secure home” after following due course of.

The small print concerning these cells can be publicized on social media in addition to on the web site of Delhi Police.

The police’s plea got here on a standing report filed by NGO Dhanak on Humanity’s petitions, represented by advocate Utkarsh Singh, to obtain complaints to state governments concerning the creation of particular cells within the metropolis as per the Supreme Court docket’s order Particular cell was requested to be fashioned. A case of harassing and threatening {couples} having inter-caste marriage.

The police in its standing report stated that as per directions, 15 particular cells have been constituted as coordinating officers with the involved DCPs and likewise included a District Social Welfare Officer and a District Girls and Little one Improvement Officer.

It stated that the particular cell, which facilitates “mattress meal, couple counseling by way of probation officer and medical facility”, has handled 17 inter-caste {couples}, when it comes to SOPs issued by the Delhi authorities.

“It’s submitted that 15 District Particular Cells have been constituted by GNCT in pursuance of the Hon’ble Supreme Court docket’s determination dated twenty seventh March, 2018 vide order dated twenty eighth August, 2020. Coordinating Officer and District Social in District Particular Cell The involved DCPs are included as Welfare Officers and District Girls and Little one Improvement Officer as members,” the report stated.

“With regard to the methodology, the aggrieved lady can name on the helpline quantity i.e. 181. The small print of the decision are to be shared with the involved DCP with the pinnacle of this explicit cell. A criticism(s) has been obtained and after enquiry, The necessity for a secure home has been conveyed to the District Justice of the Peace and the {couples} have been shifted to a secure home.”

The report additionally states that the respective SOPs and the listing of District Particular Cells are additionally uploaded on the web site of Social Welfare Division, Authorities of Delhi.

In August, Justice Jasmeet Singh requested the Delhi Police to file an in depth standing report indicating their stand on the amenities/providers supplied by the particular cells in addition to publicity to them in order that the {couples} of civil and inter-caste marriages can do their greatest. Pay attention to existence. ,

The court docket had then additionally stated that there was no readability on the safety supplied by these cells in addition to the “methodology” of approaching them.

(Apart from the title, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)


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