Top cop sensitises students about sexual abuse
“Social media have become a part of everyone’s life these days. However, we will have to be extra careful while using it as anyone can target students, especially girls, through this,” said Hemant Nagrale, police commissioner of Navi Mumbai.
He was speaking to the students of Modern College at Vashi on Friday. The seminar was part of the ongoing month-long programme, PACT (Prevention of Abuse of Children and Teens).
The police chief explained sexual and drug abuses to the students in detail and told them what sort of precautionary measures they should take for getting rid of such menaces.
“If anyone starts harassing a girl, she should inform her parents and the police immediately. Such issues should be finished at the first stage. Likewise, the students should also be careful about possible honey trap and consequent blackmailing and sexual exploitations by online or offline culprits,” he said.
“The school and college students are also vulnerable to narcotics as various gangs try to target them to create their markets. Such elements should not be entertained at any cost. Narcotics have spoilt several bright students’ lives,” he said.
Nagrale also told the students about the existing laws to prevent such abuses.
Several senior police officers including Prashant Khaire, deputy commissioner of city (zone 1), Ajaykumar Landge, senior police inspector of Vashi police station were also present in the event.
“As a part of the month long programme, police stations are organising such seminars Police commissioner Hemant Nagrale speaks to the students of Modern College at Vashi.
at the schools and colleges in their jurisdiction. Due to lack of awareness several students have fallen victim to sexual exploitations. Therefore, we have decided to reach out to these children and sensitise them about the problems they may face in their lives,” Khaire said.