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Updated: February 7, 2012 02:42 IST

Campaign: Women Alert

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Hyderabad police innovates. Photo: Nagara Gopal
The Hindu
Hyderabad police innovates. Photo: Nagara Gopal

‘Accident prone area' sign boards are easy to come by, but sign boards alerting women can be classified as a welcome move. With crimes against women -- including chain snatching -- on the rise, in a rare initiative the police department in Hyderabad this weekend put up hoardings at “chain snatching prone” areas to warn women to be on their guard. The photograph above is taken at Banjara Hills – home to posh residences, hotels and a vibrant commercial centre.



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