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Directions for Name and Shame Action Issued by Uttar Pradesh CM

Lawstreet Journal 29 Sep 2020 5:46pm

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The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to put up a poster of those accused of sexual harassment and other crimes related to women on roads with their names so that people can know these persons. 

An official spokesperson on Thursday (September 24, 2020) said that UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, issued directions to instill confidence among women and check crime against them. 

He said that “The CM at a high-level meeting here on Thursday directed to put up posters of those involved in crimes against women at prominent crossings. He has also directed that those involved in such crimes should be punished by women police.”

 After an incident where a 21-year old Dalit woman was allegedly assaulted by 2 youths who were stalking her in Kanpur, the CM took notice and issued the directions for the name and shame posters. 

The 2 boys later got arrested. Attempt to murder, molestation and criminal intimidation were the charges under which the two boys were booked and also under sections of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. 

The Chief Minister said that people should know who are the persons who are vitiating the atmosphere in society and indulging in crime against women. He further said that in case any incident related to crime against women takes place, the beat in-charge, chowki in-charge, station officer, and the circle officer would be held responsible.

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Chandrika Kassie   29 Sep 2020 6:54pm
Excellent idea. Name and Shame posters. Women must be protected. India has lost its Respect and Dignity.Ancient India was rich in culture and wisdom. read more

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