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‘SHE Teams’ of police arrest 11 men for harassing women

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Hyderabad: Eleven men have been arrested from various parts of the city by the ‘SHE Teams’ of Hyderabad Police for eve-teasing and allegedly harassing women.

Two among the arrested persons are drivers and were caught while teasing women during Republic Day celebrations at Parade Grounds here yesterday, police said today.

“Vallepu Mahender and Shaik Chand Pasha, both drivers, were found teasing ladies during Republic Day celebrations.

They were caught red-handed with video evidence, arrested and are being produced in court,” Additional Commissioner of Police (Crimes and SIT) Swati Lakra said.

Nine other men were arrested in the past few days for allegedly harassing women, she added.

The nine men were arrested from different areas on charges of making frequent calls to women, sending messages and obscene pictures, proposing and harassing, stalking, besides teasing and passing comments on them, she added.

‘SHE Teams’ set up in October 2014, are tasked with cracking down on eve-teasers and stalkers.

Each team consists a male or female sub-inspector, a woman police constable and three police constables who carry hidden cameras for video recording.

PTI

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