Coimbatore

Special cell, helpline to prevent honour killing

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In a move to prevent incidents of honour killing, Coimbatore District (Rural) Police have formed a special cell and dedicated helpline.

The special cell formed with the assistance of the Social Welfare Department will function round the clock. According to the police, the special cell can be reached at 0422-220077, 94981-01165, 94981-81212.

Persons, who are harassed, threatened or assaulted in the context of intercaste marriages and affairs, can contact the special cell for assistance.

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