Operation Shishtachar arrests 370 and detains more than 2400


By NewsGram Staff Writer

Delhi-police-Tomar-PTILaunched on August 3, Delhi Police initiative, Shishtachar –against eve-teasing and stalking has led to the detention of more than 2400 and arrest of over 370 people in 20 days.

“Most of the offenders were nabbed from areas near the shopping malls- mostly located at Netaji Subhash Place and Pitampura. There are a few Delhi University colleges in areas under the jurisdiction of northwest Delhi too and some offenders were found targeting women there. We alerted our men posted near the colleges.” said Sanjay Singh, JCP Northern Range.

Most detentions- a total of 831 till August 23 took place in South Delhi. Areas such as Mehrauli and Malviya Nagar have also seen high detention count due to the heavy migrant population residing there. Security has been tightened around South Campus, Dhaula Kuan and Vasant Vihar which see a large student population on a daily basis.