SHE TEAMS (HYDERABAD CITY) LAUNCHED
SHE Teams were launched on 24th October, 2014 by Sri M. Mahendar Reddy, IPS., Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad City. These SHE Teams are headed by Smt. Swathi Lakra, IPS., Addl. Commissioner of Police, Crimes & SIT. About 100 teams were formed keeping in view of the Telangana Government vision for Safe and Secure Environment for Women.
THEME BEHIND THE SHE TEAM
The Aim of these Teams is to Curb Eve-Teasing and Harassment of Women in Public Places .
"Incase of emergency Dial 100 and for the Safety of Women anywhere anytime..."
Each "SHE" Team consists of an Officer of the rank of Sub-Inspector of Police, a lady constable and 2-3 male constables.
All the Team members will be in civilian dress and carry the unidentifiable cameras with them to record what they will be produced for future evidence.
Identifying specific places, where the Operation needs to carry out.
Secretive Operation of SHE Teams...
Keeping track of all recordings ‘Spy Cameras’ from future substantial evidence.
Catching hold of Stalkers/ eve teasers at the point of Operations
Orchestrate counselling session/ warnings/ case-filing/ Nirbhaya Act.
Incident prone areas have been identified. These places includes Bus stops, Railway Stations, Colleges, Schools, Ladies Hostels, Parks, and Hospitals in General. The Teams move to those Eve-Teasing prone areas for watch over, recording the whole scene with the secret Cameras. After observing the Stalker’s behavior, he is caught by the Team and brought to the Police Station with proper evidence of the offence. His antecedents are verified. Depending on the nature and gravity of Stalking, appropriate sections of law are booked against him. First time offenders are booked under petty cases according to Sec. 290 IPC, Sec. 70 © of Hyderabad City Police Act. If they found to be habitual or if any complaint lodged in specific against the eve teaser, by a Woman/ Victim, cognizable sections of IPC will be filed against the offenders, including Nirbhaya Act (The Criminal Amendment Act, 2013).
Ways to Approach "SHE TEAM"
O/o the Addl. Commissioner of Police
(Crimes & SIT), C.C.S.,
3rd Floor, Traffic Control Room, Lakdikapool