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Training for police investigators on women’s safety

Thursday, Dec 19, 2019 07:30 [IST]

Last Update: Thursday, Dec 19, 2019 01:49 [IST]

Training for police investigators on women’s safety

GANGTOK, (IPR): A five-day training programme for police investigators on women’s safety and crime against women organized by Sikkim Police training branch began on December 17 at the conference hall of Police headquarters, Gangtok. The training programme was formally inaugurated by Sikkim Police Special DG Sudhakar Rao.

The objective of the training programme is to build up capacity of officers at the police station level who are actively investigating cases relating to women’s safety. The course is intended to provide concise and focused information through simulated exercise and close interaction.

The resource persons are drawn from experienced police officers of the State and West Bengal, senior PPs, experts from CFSL Kolkata, cyber experts and members of the legal fraternity.

Sikkim Police plans to conduct more such training of officers in the coming months so that crime against women are properly investigated and brought its logical conclusion.

Forty directly recruited sub-inspectors, inspectors from various police stations of the State and other senior officers will be benefiting from the training.


Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi