Chandigarh: Under the police's 'Operation Durga' campaign aimed at ensuring safety of women in Haryana, 23 people were arrested for their involvement in crime against women, including eve teasing.
The police also registered nine criminal cases, three each at Panipat and Gurugram, and one each at Bhiwani, Sirsa and Faridabad, a police spokesperson said here today.
He said police teams conducted 41 raids at public places such as schools, colleges, bus stands and railway stations.
Some of those caught involved in crime against women were warned and released on written from their parents or guardians.
The Haryana government has established women police stations in all districts of the state to ensure safety of women and a safe place for them to lodge complaints. However, it had been observed that women are hesitated in reporting such incidents, the spokesperson said.
Therefore, the campaign was launched yesterday after identifying places where such anti-social elements were indulging in eve teasing, vulgar comments, stalking of women and other similar activities, he said.