NCW expresses concerns over women safety
Chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW) Mamta Sharma has expressed concerns over the security of women in the city and asked Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to enhance the security and police patrolling especially on the streets. She was in Guwahati to meet chief minister for in regards to the molestation case, which rocked the country.
During her meeting with chief minister, Sharma urged the chief minister to provide all required help to the girl in terms of security and medical care.
She expressed concerns over the security of women in the capital and asked to increase police patrolling on the streets especially during the nighttime to stop recurrence of similar incidents which witnesses on the July 9 in the center of the capital. Sharma also suggested for setting up a special fast track court to hold trial in the case.
It is noted that a group of men publicly molested and stripped a teenage girl outside a pub in this main city of Assam July 9. The incident created a countrywide furore after the video clip of it was telecast and the visuals went viral on the Internet.
Police have arrested total 12 people in the connection of the molestation case while a search is on for the main accuse named Amarjyoti Kalita.
(With inputs from IANS)
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