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Meghalaya DGP to Support SCPCR for Curbing Crime Against Women, Children

Meghalaya DGP to Support SCPCR for Curbing Crime Against Women, Children
March 20
12:00 2017

With an aim to check and curb the crime against women and children, Meghalaya director general of police has decided to collaborate with the state commissioner for protection of child rights (SCPCR).

In his letter to SCPCR chief Meena Kharkongor, acting DGP SB Singh said, “I have instructed the deputy inspector of police (eastern range) and the deputy inspector of police (western range) to direct the SPs) within their ranges to take strict steps for preventing flesh trade in the city

Kharkongor had written to the DGP about the rising crime against women and children in the city and highlighted the incidents of flesh trade at Marvelene’s Inn, owned by Home Minister HDR Lyngdoh’s family.

She aldo requested Singh to take steps against the owners of the guest house after a local news channel aired interviews of sex workers who mentioned they frequented the inn at Rilbong.

In his reply, Singh told Kharkongor that police are investigating the flesh trade cases at Marvelene’s Inn.

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