Jharkhand launches Anti-Romeo squads

Anti-Romeo squads
Jharkhand launches Anti-Romeo squads

Ranchi: Following the footsteps of the Anti Romeo squad initiative Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand has launched its own anti-Romeo squads, with police taking action on young men found hanging around schools and colleges without any reason.

The Jharkhand Police carried out a unique drive yesterday around women-only schools and colleges, rounded up some young men and also slapped them.

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SSP Ranchi, Kuldeep Dwivedi talking to media stated: “The drive has been launched to ensure safety of the girls. Boys will not be harassed. The move is that girls are not harassed.”

A mobile-based Shakti app in Ranchi has also been launched by police along with some other parts of the state as well to help women in distress to send messages.

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