Meghalaya police holds review meeting on crime against women

Meghalaya police holds review meeting on crime against women

Shillong, Nov 20: The Meghalaya police on Friday, held a review meeting on cases of crimes against women.

Assistant Inspector General of Police Gabriel Iangrai informed that the meeting to review the cases in which women were victims of crime, was held today in police headquarters, in the presence of members of the Meghalaya State Commission for Women including the Chairperson Theilin Phanbuh.

The meeting was also attended by the Deputy Inspector General of Police (Western Region) and by all the District Superintendents of Police through video conferencing.

The meeting was chaired by I. Nongrang, Additional Director General of Police (L&O/TAP).

Among the notable speakers who articulated in the meeting were, G. T. R. Marak (Vice-Chairperson) who spoke about the various incidents she had encountered while dealing with members of the police department and N. G. Kynta who elucidated on the legal aspect pertaining to cases of domestic violence and POCSO Act.

H. Nongpluh, IPS Additional Director General of Police (CID/SB) briefed the members of the Commission regarding the legal procedures and the problems faced by the police officials while investigating cases of crime against women and children.

B.D. Marak, Superintendent of Police, West Jaintia Hills and A. T. Sangma, Superintendent of Police, North Garo Hills, enunciated about cases which occurred within their concerned districts.