FreeCurrencyRates.com

इंडियन आवाज़     11 Dec 2018 10:25:01      انڈین آواز
Ad

9 Minor girls go missing from shelter home in Delhi, two officials suspended

AMN / NEW DELHI

Delhi Government today suspended two senior officials of the Women and Child Development Department (WCD) following reports of missing of nine minor girls from a shelter home – Sanskar Ashram – in east Delhi.

The suspension order was passed by Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who termed the incident ”very serious and unfortunate.”

The action against the two senior WCD officials was taken after the matter was raised by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW).

The DCW also demanded that the case be immediately transferred to the Crime Branch of Delhi Police to ensure a high-level investigation into the matter.

An FIR was registered by the Delhi Police on Sunday in connection with the case.

In the letter, Sisodia said that the Department of Women and Child Development has “failed” in its duty to provide a safe and secure environment for the women and the minors who were placed under the protection of the state.

Terming the matter as “extremely serious”, Sisodia said that it raises a “serious doubt” on the intention of the officers of the Department of Women and Child Development.

“In view of the same, it is directed that the district officer, northeast, WCD and Superintendent, SAG Home are immediately placed under suspension and their charge is given to competent and sensitive officers,” the letter said.

The DCW had earlier claimed that one of these missing girls from the Sanskar Ashram was found after six months on December 2 following which the case was registered.

The DCW alleged that they were victims of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation and also suspected the hands of brothel owners in their kidnapping in “connivance with the Home authorities”.

The women rights body demanded that the matter be probed thoroughly and recommended that the case be transferred the Crime Branch so that immediate action is taken on the matter.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Ad
Ad

SPORTS

England oust New Zealand 2-0 to book quarter final berth in Hockey World Cup

  Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar Scoring once in each half, England ousted New Zealand 2-0 in the ...

Hockey World Cup: Lowest ranked France pip China 1-0 for quarter final

  Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar Riding on Timothee Clement’s opportunistic goal lowest ranked F ...

India beat Australia by 31 runs in Adelaide test

  Adelaide India beat Australia by 31 runs in the first Test to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match s ...

Ad

MARQUEE

Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Malayalam, Ladakhi films win big at IFFI

By Utpal Borpujari / Panaji (Goa) Indian cinema scored big at the 49th International Film Festival of India ( ...

Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passes away

WEB DESK Well known Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passed away in Mumbai today. He was 64. The singe ...

Ad

@Powered By: Logicsart