15-day campaign against child rape endsAs curtain came down on the 15-day 'Paree Pain Katha Tie' campaign against child rape on Tuesday, the state government asked superintendents of police (SPs) to continue with their efforts for prevention of such heinous crimes.
Out of total 2,144 rape cases registered in 2016, at least 1,204 cases involved minor girls.
In the wake of rise in cases of child rapes, police launched the campaign on May 28.
In 2017, the total registration of rape complaints climbed to 2,221, which included 1,283 cases involving minors.
Director general of police R P Sharma described the campaign as a big success.