DCPU Zunheboto holds sensitization meet

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Dimapur, August 12: District Child Protection Unit Zunheboto, Department of Social Welfare, held a sensitisation & coordination meeting with Special Juvenile Police Unit & Child Welfare Officer on improvement of investigation while dealing with children related issues on August 9 in the SP’s conference hall, Zunheboto.
Deputy Commissioner Zunheboto Shanavas C IAS who is also the chairman of DCPU said that there are four factors leading a child to crime, which are his or her environment, economic conditions, lack of education and lack of parental care and also social traumas leads to repetitive behaviour. He requested the police officers present at the meeting to deal with outmost care while dealing with the juveniles. He said that the DCPU should conduct this type of seminars at the outposts and villages to sensitise the people and hoped that the crime rate goes down and our society becomes a better one.
Superintendent of Police Zunheboto T. Uniel Kichu, IPS said that this kind of meeting is very beneficial and welcoming and it refreshes the police officers about the changes in law for which he thanked DCPU. He added that in the past two or three years child related cases are on the rise and that Zunheboto has a juvenile unit and they try their best to handle the case as per the law.
The resource person of the meeting, J. Khetoholi Yepthomi, legal cum probation officer DCPU spoke on the roles and responsibilities of SJPU and CWOs. She apprised the officers on pre production action of police and other agencies under Rules 8 of JJ Act 2015.
Keynote address was given by Ruzonuo Rita Rutsa, District Child Protection Officer, Zunheboto. She highlighted on the functions and structures of SJPU and CWOs.(Page News Service)