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Gandhinagar student rape: Delhi Police Commissioner calls for security audits in schools

Following the recent incidents of murder and rape in schools of the national capital and surrounding Gurugram, Amulya Patnaik, Commissioner of Police, Delhi has directed district DCPs to ensure the security of children in the schools of their respective areas.


  |  Updated On : September 10, 2017 10:11 PM
Gandhinagar minor student rape: Delhi Police Commissioner calls for security audits in schools

Gandhinagar minor student rape: Delhi Police Commissioner calls for security audits in schools

New Delhi :  

Following the recent incidents of murder and rape in schools of the national capital and surrounding Gurugram, Amulya Patnaik, Commissioner of Police, Delhi has directed district DCPs to ensure the security of children in the schools of their respective areas.

The  Commissioner has asked DSPs to contact school authorities and ask them to get security audit of their premises done and follow the advice for the safety of children.

The CP has released safety and security guidelines for schools which include installing CCTV Cameras at all the vulnerable areas in the school premises.

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These guidelines say that all the schools must get the police verification done for the all the employees, especially the bus drivers, conductors, peon and other support staff.

Commissioner Patnaik also advised school to hire supporting staff from authorised agencies and keep proper records.

The guidelines of Delhi police came a day after a 5-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a peon inside the premises of a school in Gandhinagar area o the national capital.

Earlier on September 8, a 7-year-old second grader was brutally murdered inside the premises of Gurugram’s Ryan International School allegedly by the school bus conductor.

First Published: Sunday, September 10, 2017 09:58 PM


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