A number of crimes against women are being reported at various Police Stations of the State. The women complainants and victims often hesitate to reveal detailed facts before male Police officers. As a result, the investigating & enquiring officers face a lot of difficulties in investing/inquiring into such cases. The basic purpose of setting up the Mahila Police Station is to give special emphasis in investigation of Crimes against women, make women more comfortable at Mahila Police Station, protect their privacy and handle all matters related to women.
At present six Mahila Police Stations namely; Mahila Police Station, Cuttack in Urban Police District, Cuttack, Mahila Police Station, Bhubaneswar in Urban Police District, Bhubaneswar, Mahila Police Station, Berhampur in Berhampur Police District, Mahila Police Station, Sambalpur in Sambalpur District, Mahila Police Station, Rourkela in Rourkela Police District and Mahila Police Station, Jeypore in Koraput District are functioning in the State.
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