Ranchi: National Commission for Women Chairperson Rekha Sharma said that there are around 300 cases pending before the commission but the Jharkhand police are not serious about the issue.
Sharma had met Jharkhand DGP Neeraj Sinha over the cases of atrocities that are pending before the commission and later claimed that the DGP was neither prepared nor serious which she found disturbing and thought to highlight in the media.
“Trafficking and witch-hunting are big problems here, there is no law implementation, ” she said adding that the commission had already sent him the concerned issues but the DGP was neither prepared nor carrying any action taken report. She said that she will write to the Chief Minister and Governor of the state demanding that instructions be given to the DGP to take cases related to women seriously.
However, the Jharkhand Police on its part has maintained that a meeting between the NCW Chairperson and DGP had taken place on Friday evening. Further, there was no pre-decided agenda but the discussion had taken place over the issues related to the problems of the women and steps which needed to be taken to solve their issues.
The Police Headquarters through a statement on Saturday further said that recently it has not received any list of pending cases before the commission, however, ADG CID has been directed by the DGP to give reply over the pending letters of the NCW with proper facts in the next 15 days.
Jharkhand Police takes problems related to the women with utmost seriousness and takes all possible steps to solve their issues on a priority basis, the statement said.