Pune: 230 held for eve-teasing during Ganpati celebrations

Teams from local police have also been given instruction to keep a watch on miscreants who target women.

By: Express News Service | Pune | Published:September 12, 2016 3:23 am

Pune police have taken action against as many as 230 persons for harassing women during the Ganesh festival celebrations. Pune city police have formed 10 squads comprising lady police officers to keep a check on eve-teasers, especially in busy market places and around schools and colleges.

Teams from local police have also been given instruction to keep a watch on miscreants who target women. Police officials said that the police teams have taken action against more than 230 people mainly youth, including 92 alone on Saturday.

Police said the defaulters were either booked or detained at the police station for some time or some were sent notices to be present in the court for hearing.