Cyberabad SHE teams received 97 complaints in June

The Cyberabad SHE teams received 97 complaints in the month of June. Eleven SHE teams are working in the Cyberabad area to help women and children in distress.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  26 Jun 2021 2:06 PM GMT
Cyberabad SHE teams received 97 complaints in June

Hyderabad: The Cyberabad SHE teams received 97 complaints in the month of June. Eleven SHE teams are working in the Cyberabad area to help women and children in distress.

The complaints were received through social media, including Twitter and Whatsapp. Due to the statewide lockdown, the SHE teams also visited the petitioners at homes to take down complaints. The highest number of complaints, 69, was registered via WhatsApp. Complaints were also filed through QR codes and e-mail. A majority of the respondents were in the age group of 25-35 years.

Of the 97 complaints received in June, the highest, 20, were regarding phone harassment, followed by verbal abuse (17) and cheating by promising marriage (13). Other complaints pertained to harassment through social media, stalking, blackmailing, sending obscene pictures and videos, and sexual harassment.

The SHE teams conducted decoy operations and caught 18 respondents red-handed. They also successfully prevented three child marriages this month. Meanwhile, 12 cases were registered in June of which seven are criminal cases. In case of 65 petitions, the offenders were let go with a warning.

In one case, a woman filed a complaint after a relative misbehaved with her while she was home alone. The woman warned him multiple times but the man did not heed her warnings. Her relatives asked her to stay calm but she approached Miyapur SHE team through Whatsapp. An FIR was registered against the man in Chandanagar police station.

In another case, a woman who was married to a techie approached the SHE team after her husband started abusing and assaulting her over dowry. The Kukatpally SHE team visited the woman's in-laws and met the victim. An FIR was registered in the Kukatpally police station.

The Kukatpally SHE team also received a complaint against a Bank of Baroda employee who had slapped a woman on her back while she was helping some children cross the road. The SHE team checked CCTV footage and identified the man as Ravi Kumar. An FIR was registered at the KPHB police station against him.

Meanwhile, the Cyberabad SHE team stopped the marriage of a 17-year-old minor girl and handed her over to Sakhi Homes.


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