UP Police to focus on senior citizens

Lucknow: Not happy with increasing crime against senior citizens, UP police have directed the station house officers (SHOs) to come up with a senior citizens list residing in the respective police station areas.

Pardaphash has learned that a senior citizens register will be maintained in the police stations with details such as name, residential address, mobile number, name of domestic help and visitors.

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What’s more, policemen will visit senior citizens or contact them on mobile phones to get an inside of their grievances which will be redressed in a very quick manner.

From May 1 to July 31, 21 cases of crime against senior citizens were registered in various districts.

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In terms of figures, police have lodged FIRs against 53 accused and 28 of them have been arrested.

Indications are that police personnel will download the UP-100 app on the smartphones of senior citizens so that in emergency they can contact police officials immediately.


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