355 crimes against women registered in Cyberabad in March, April

The highest number of cases were of harassment followed by blackmailing and threatening over the phone and on social media.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  8 May 2022 5:17 AM GMT
355 crimes against women registered in Cyberabad in March, April

Hyderabad: A software employee in Raidurgam was studying intermediate when one of her classmates harassed her through Instagram by sending messages and video calling her, demanding that she get into a relationship with him. She was vexed with his harassment and approached the SHE Team. The SHE Team, Madhapur took her Instagram ID and passwords and chatted with him as the girl. When the accused came to meet her, the SHE team members apprehended him and registered a case at the Madhapur PS.

In another incident, a girl pursuing Class X was returning home from school with her friend when an auto driver took her forcefully to the school premises and physically assaulted her. Later, he dropped her at the railway station near her house warning her not to tell anyone about the incident. The next day, the girl's friend informed her school teacher, who checked with the girl and informed her parents as well as the SHE Team. The SHE Team apprehended the auto driver and registered a case against him.

As the data goes, in March and April 2022, the SHE Team of Cyberabad police registered 355 complaints of crimes against women. The complaints ranged from harassment via WhatsApp to workplace harassment. The highest number of cases were of harassment followed by blackmailing and threatening over the phone and on social media. A total of 269 complaints were filed through WhatsApp, 30 through direct walk-ins, eight through Twitter, seven via the Hawk-Eye app, five through email, and 36 through the Telangana Women's Safety Wing.


Types of Harassment





The SHE Team stopped seven child marriages in the last two months. In March and April, a total of 1,003 decoy operations were conducted at bus stops, shopping malls, railway stations, tutorials, colleges, etc., and 248 members were caught red-handed while doing indecent acts in public places. Around 117 petty cases were booked and the remaining were referred for counselling.

In the decoy operations at night at foot courts, ladies hostels, software companies, metro stations, 100 feet road in Madhapur, Kukatpally bus stops, and other hotspots, 75 members were caught red-handed doing indecent activities and cases were booked against them.

Around 834 awareness programs were conducted addressing 47,221 people. In 119 complaints, the accused were warned to change their attitude. Counselling sessions were held at the Women and Children Safety Wing, Cyberabad, which were attended by 319 respondents. All the respondent eve-teasers and their family members attended the counselling session conducted by the Cyberabad SHE team, at the Commissioner's Office, Gachibowli. The majority of the eve-teasers belonged to the 19-24 age group. Around 98 eve-teasers were minors and 92 persons belonged to the 25-35 age group.


Age group of eve-teasers



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