Lt. Governor, Delhi Sh. Anil Baijal chairs Law and Order meeting to review measures taken by Anti Human Trafficking Unit and in cases of Missing Children.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Lt. Governor, Delhi Sh. Anil Baijal chairs Law & Order meeting to review measures taken by Anti-Human Trafficking Unit and in cases of Missing Children.
Strengthen the Anti Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) infrastructure and resources with latest technology : LG
Statistics of untraced children should be analysed and the cases in which children are still untraced should be thoroughly investigated : LG
Lt. Governor, Delhi Sh. Anil Baijal chaired Law & Order meeting on Anti-Human Trafficking Unit and Missing Children. The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary, Delhi, Additional Chief Secretary (Home), GNCTD, Commissioner of Police, Delhi, Secretary (Social Welfare), GNCTD; Spl. CsP and Joint CsP of Police Delhi.
Spl. CP (Crime) informed Hon’ble Lt. Governor about the various initiatives for combating Human Trafficking in Delhi which includes identification of affected areas and persons involved in trafficking; vigorous and concerted action against the traffickers, holding of periodical meetings to review and monitor the efforts taken in preventing and combating the crime of trafficking by nodal officers; liaison with various departments and NGOs for immediate relief, counseling, medical help, long term rehabilitation etc.
Lt. Governor was also briefed about the other initiatives for Human Trafficking such as imparting training to police personnel at various levels to deal with the crime of Human Trafficking in Police Training College (PTC) and district level; exchange of information in the interstate crime coordination meetings; police staff posted at Railway Stations/Bus terminals sensitized regularly; a centralized Missing Person Squad functioning at PS Kotwali for entire Delhi; District Missing Person Unit (DMPU) created in each districts in addition to Central Missing Person Squad.
Hon’ble Lt. Governor was further informed about the steps taken regarding Missing Children such as Help line number 1094 and 23241210 working 24X7; investigation of important cases transferred to Crime Branch; A missing Person Desk in all Police Stations; data uploaded/updated on ZIPNET & firstname.lastname@example.org
Hon’ble Lt. Governor directed Delhi Police that Crime Branch and local police should develop intelligence and take action against organized gangs that force children/grownups into begging and take exemplary and deterrent action against them. Delhi Police should also visit families of children included in “Pehchaan Scheme” and “Operation Milap” to develop sense of security among the parents. He further directed Delhi Police that the statistics of untraced children should be analysed and the cases in which children are still untraced should be thoroughly investigated. The trend of the recovery of children including the places from where they are recovered should also be analyzed.
Hon’ble Lt. Governor further advised Social Welfare Department to take proactive steps to discourage begging. The number of Beggar Homes should be enhanced and the facilities in such Homes should be improved to make them lively. The Social Welfare Department should also set up skill development centres in the Home alongwith the de-addiction clinics.
Lastly, Lt. Governor directed Home Department to regularly review and coordinate the action taken on identified actionable points with all concerned departments.