Free home drop service: Amid many test calls, one woman seeks help
| Sunday | 8th December, 2019
Ajay JoshiTribune News ServiceJalandhar, December 7Even as the police have implemented the free home drop service during night in the district for helpless women in both city and rural areas, only one woman sought police help for dropping her home.
Nodal officers, supervising the service for the safety and security of women, said for the past three days, they had been receiving only test calls.
ADCP D Sudarvizhi, who is monitoring the smooth implementation of the free service in city areas, said they had been carrying out the service since December 4, and mostly calls were made to verify the availability of service.
The help call was received at 1 am from the railway station where the girl was standing alone and looking for conveyance.
Only a woman near the Pathankot bypass dialled the helpline number around 10 pm to avail the service.