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An NRI Cell of Women Safety Wing (WSW) has been inaugurated in the month of July in the last year and it has been recorded 70 complaints until now. Out of the 70 complaint that have been registered 29 cases are said to be under investigation where as 41 cases are at trial stage.
Look out circulars have been executed against the NRI spouses in around five cases where as in six passports of NRI accused were impounded.
A workshop for two days has been inaugurated at the NRI cell, on Thursday. The workshop has been inaugurated aiming at the capacity building in order to bring convergence among the investigating officers, public prosecutors and the victims.
A voice over app has been launched by the TS IT Cell. It has also launched an information brochure on Services of TS NRI Cell.
Swati Lakra who is the inspector general of police of the Women Safety Wing has said that standard operating procedures have to be followed during the investigation of the cases of the Non- resident Indians.
The NRI Woman Safety cell has been inaugurated by M Mahendar Reddy who is the Telangana Director General of Police, in Telangana Women Safety Wing in Lakdikapool in Hyderabad.
The NRI women safety cell has been inaugurated in order to provide the legal guidance by the support of NILA which is an NGO for the women who have been aggrieved in the NRI marriages.
Swati Lakra has also said that the NRI women safety cell would guide the SHOs in the course of the investigation of the cases that are related to harassment of the NRIO spouses or the relatives.
The SHOs will be provided with the training in investigation and various procedures and also legal guidance will be provided to victims for the further approaches and the contacts, liason with agencies like embassies, Ministry of external affairs, National Women Commission, NGO when they would be required.
By Shrithika Kushangi