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Govt to make law to protect decency of people: Kerala HM

Posted on Nov 28, 10:02AM | UNI

State Home minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan today said the government is in final stage of making a law for the protection of decency and privacy of the people.

While inaugurating the district level of care and relief for elder people (CARE) helpline center and the district level health check up project of Students police cadets at SP premises here, Mr Radhakrishnan said the government is responsible to protect the decency of the school students, so to check the atrocities against the students, police department should keep a complaint box at every school with the help of educational institutions and the complaint box would open every week by police men in charge of respective schools.

"If the complaint is serious, case should be registered with out giving publicity and in camera trial would be conducted as a measure to protect the decency of students," he added.

This project was added in the year long programme of the UDF government and the CARE project would begin in all parts of the state, he added.

He said digital cameras would be fitted at towns to check the chain snatching of women at public places by motorbike borne robbers.

Those elder people, who are not in a condition to reach the police station, will only give a call to the nearest police station, the police would reached their house and collect the petition and would investigate the matter, he added.

This facility will be provided to elderly people to protect their life as old age people were the asset of the society, Mr Radhakrishnan said.

District Police Chief Rahul R Nair said in Kannur district help desk for elder people have started in 34 police station including those 17 started on 2011 and one designated police men was in charge as nodal officer of the help desk and he would monitor the welfare measures to the elder people.

MLA A P Abdulla Kutty presided over the function, Kannur range Inspector General Jose George, District Police Chief Rahul R Nair, District Panchayat President K A Sarla and other top police officers of the district have also attended the function.