Women: Special Privileges
Every policeman is duty bound to
ensure that women are treated with
due respect. There is no exception
to this rule.
In cases, where a woman is
complainant, police will make
enquiries and investigations
expeditiously and arrest the accused
When an occasion to arrest a woman
or to interrogate a woman witness
arises, it is binding upon the
police to keep a woman police
If a woman is accused, she shall be
treated with dignity, irrespective
of the nature of the crime
Normally, neither women be arrested,
nor called to a police station
between sunset and sunrise. However,
under exceptional circumstances, if
it is necessary to arrest them or
call them to a police station, it is
binding upon the police to allow
their relatives to stay with them.
Accused women are to be kept in the
cells specially reserved for them.
If there is no separate room for
them, they are to be kept in the
A rape victim may ask for her
medical examination to be conducted
by a female doctor.
She can also choose to give her
statement to lady police personnel.
As far as practicable, a lady police
officer shall be deputed for this
job. If it is not possible, it shall
be ensured that some local women
must be present at the time of
registration of FIR and recording of
Sangli Police is committed to
provide a decent treatment to all
the citizens, especially women. Any
aberrations must be brought to the
notice of senior officers.
At first, please meet Senior
Inspector of the Police Station. If the problem persists,
meet Sub Divisional Police Officer of your division or to
Addition Superintendent of Police (ASP) of your District.
Names, addresses and phone numbers of all these officers
have been given on this site.
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