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Kolkata Police launches all-women patrolling team

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Aiming to combat and prevent crimes like molestation, eve-and make public places safer for women, the today launched a special all-women patrolling team called "The Winners".

The primary job of these lady officers will be to assist their male counterpart in helping women having complaints of molestation or eve-occurred on city streets, a of the said.

Moving around on their blue-white or pink-black scooterettes, they will also be of help in pulling up women accused of breaking traffic rules, he added.

Over 20 police women were present today during their first official appearance at a programme held at the force's headquarter in Lalbazar.

They underwent a training for the purpose at the in the city, the added.

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 22:50 IST