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George promises all-woman police stations in 10 more districts

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Home Minister K.J. George said in Madikeri on Saturday that the State government was serious about curbing atrocities against women.

All-woman police stations will be established this year in 10 districts of the State, he said. Addressing a press conference, he said already 10 districts had all-woman police stations. While 10 new all-woman police stations would be established this year, 10 more will come up next year.

In addition to this, the State government had introduced 20 per cent reservation for women for recruitment to the Police Department, he said. The government plans to constitute a panel which will submit a report on how to curb atrocities against women, he said.

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