Disha police station launched in Srikakulam

Srikakulam: Minister for roads and buildings Dharmana Krishnadas and speaker Tammineni Sitaram on Monday inaugurated Disha Police Station (DPS) here.
This is the third Disha police station in north coastal Andhra Pradesh after East Godavari and Vizianagaram. The government has decided to set up 18 DPS stations in the state.
Krishnadas said that action would be taken within days of the registration of the complaint and investigation would be completed by 14 days and punishment would be given within 21 days.
Seetaram said chief minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy launched the Disha police station at Rajahmundry in February and all districts would have a Disha police station at district headquarters at the earliest.
RN Ammi Reddy, superintendent of police, said DPS are aimed at rendering speedy justice in incidents of rape, harassment and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, etc.
Reddy said the Disha police station in Srikakulam town has all amenities. The station would have counsellors for the victims, the accused and the parents, etc. Mobile medical kits would also be available at the station to collect medical and scientific evidence.
Special caretakers would be available at the station to help the victims who come to the station, Reddy said.
Reddy also said that the police department would make all possible efforts to bring down the crime rate against women.

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