90 policewomen to be deployed on trains in TN: ADGP

Erode: Women police constables would be deployed in ladies coaches of trains in Tamilnadu to ensure safety of women travellers, ADGP of Tamilnadu Government Railway Police Sylendra Babu said.

Besides the introduction of women personnel, the men force deployed on trains would be strengthened, he told reporters here.

These were part of the efforts of the railway police to provide security for passengers, especially women passengers, he said after inspecting the Erode Railway Police Station and holding discussions with Superintendent of Police Sakthi Ganesh.

The women police personnel would be in the compartments reserved for women passengers and provide for a safe travel, he said.

Because of the heavy bandobust, crime on trains and on the platforms has decreased, the ADGP said.

Arrangements were being made to instal CCTV cameras at all important railway stations, he said, while seeking the cooperation of passengers with the railway police for reduction of thefts.

He asked the passengers to be careful and not to leave their valuables unprotected


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