‘UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s anti-Romeo squad huge success’

About 7.42 lakh people were questioned.

By: IANS | Lucknow | Published:May 30, 2017 4:29 pm
yogi adityanath, anti-romeo squad, india news, indian express news The state government, has cautioned the police and anti-Romeo squads not to harass innocent people. (IANS Image)

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday released figures which claimed that the anti-Romeo squads in the state were a “huge success”. An official statement said that in a little more than two months, over 3.38 lakh people have been warned to behave and not to repeat “mistakes” like eve-teasing (molestation), passing lewd comments and engaging in obscene acts in public places. A total of 538 cases were filed and legal action has been initiated against 1,264 people, an official said. These actions, he further stated, were taken against people at malls, markets, outside schools, colleges and educational institutions, bus and railway stations.

About 7.42 lakh people were questioned.

The state government, the official told IANS, has, however cautioned the police and the anti-Romeo squads not to harass innocent people or take penal action like shaving off heads and blackening faces.

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    RN
    May 30, 2017 at 8:39 pm
    Finally girls in UP are safe. Just took a Yogi to come to power. Amazing.
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      Kamal Pasha
      May 30, 2017 at 7:15 pm
      This is what you get when you elect peeopl like Modi and Yogi.
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        RN
        May 30, 2017 at 8:40 pm
        That is right. Which is why they will keep getting elected to power again and again.
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          Kamal Pasha
          May 31, 2017 at 1:54 am
          RN : And keep on destroying the image of India n the world. Good job.