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The NRI Women Safety Wing which has been constituted by the State police in order to probe into the cases regarding the harassment of dowry and also the other cases which involve the NRI husbands has expedited the speed of the investigations and has also issued the Look- out Circulars (LOCs) and has also seized the passports of the persons who have been involved in the cases.
It has been recorded that around 574 cases have been registered against the NRI husbands and also against their relatives across the State out of which 74 cases have been registered at the Women Safety Wing.
It has been observed that nearly 417 cases have been registered at the seventeen women police stations in the State and that the highest number of cases have been booked at the Women police station, Central Crime Station (CCS) of the Hyderabad City Police which is said to be followed by the Women police station of Saroornagar which is said to be under Rachakonda police commissionerate limits.
The NRI Women Safety Wing has been constituted on the 17th of the month of July in the year previous 2019 and has filed charge sheets ins several cases in order to ensure the speedy completion regarding the trial so that the NRI husbands and their families who are involved in the dowry harassment case and also the other cases would be punished.
The officials have said that the Women Safety Wing has been set up after observing the delay in probing the cases against the NRIs and that the Wing has also been established in order to ensure coordination between the agencies of the Central government and the State government in order to deport the accused from the abroad.
It has been said that the Woman Safety Wing would coordinate with the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of External Affairs and also the Consulate- Generals of the different countries and also with the National Commission for Women and the other departments of the State government in order to get the technical assistance for dealing with the cases that would be filed at the Women Safety Wing against the NRI husbands and their families who are accused for the dowry harassment case and also the other cases.
It has been said that the Women Safety Wing has already issued the Look- out Circulars on around 46 Non- resident Indians while the Non- Bailable Warrants (NBW) have been issued on around 32 persons and the passports have been seized for half a dozen.
The Women Safety Wing is said to be taking assistance of the Network of International Legal Activity and also the NGOs in order to ensure the proper guidance to the Investigating Officers.
By Shrithika Kushangi