Islamabad, January 29, 2018 (PPI-OT):Islamabad police have established women and child protection centre at women police station Islamabad to check incidents of violence against them. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Dr. Sultan Azam Temuri formally inaugurated the center and the inaugural ceremony was attended among others by DIG Operations Mir Vais Niaz, AIG Operations Asmat Ullah Junejo, SSP Operations Najeeb Ur Rehman Bugvi, SP Special Branch Ms. Arsalan Saleem, members of HR and GW committee and other police officials. SP Special Branch Ms. Arsalan Saleem briefed the members about mission statement of the center.
IGP Islamabad Dr. Sultan Azam Temuri during his address said that the main purpose of this center is to check violence against women and children and ensure protection to them. He said there is more than 50% population of women in the country and the establishment of such center in Islamabad was need of the hour which will provide relevant needs and requirements to the marginalized segment of society.
Mr. Temuri said that justice in a system or society can be gauged from protection measures for the weakest segment of society. He said various measures are being taken for fairness and transparent attitude with these segments and their rights will be ensured by the police.
He said that women police station in Islamabad would be up-graded while Human Rights and Gender Watch Committee would be made more effective to handle similar cases. He said that this committee would monitor such cases and give recommendations to end them. IGP Islamabad said that a mobile vehicle has been provided for this center and response time would be 5-7 minutes. He said that this center has been linked with al helplines of Islamabad police. He said that complaints can be lodged at helpline (8090) through call or sms.
Islamabad police chief said that such centers would be extended to the police stations while special desks would be set up at reporting rooms to lodge complaints related to violence against women and children. He appealed the participants and citizens to given their recommendations to improve working of the center.
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