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posted May 9, 2018, 9:10 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated May 9, 2018, 9:11 AM ]
Mumbai, 7-May-2018: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) organized a visit to Chandivali-Sakinaka Police Station for the children enrolled in study support classes in 90 Feet road and Ashok Nagar slum in Kurla. 46 children were present in this visit which was held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

This visit was part of awareness workshop on the topic of ‘Crime and Children Security’ which was held in association with Mumbai Police for the children. The objective of the programme was to create awareness about crime, role of Police and duties of Police, etc.

Mr. Avinash Dharmadhikari (Senior Police Inspector) and Mr. Kantilal Dhumal (Assistant Police Inspector) were present in the workshop to share their experiences. Mr. Avinash spoke about various procedures and action taken by police personnel when a crime is reported in police station. He urged children to break their silence as it is the biggest enemy in the way of justice. He also talked about how to take care of self when you are alone; he also described how Police can help in such difficult situations. He also gave information about growing tendency of crimes against children specially girls.

He then demonstrated the guns and pistol used by police personnel. Participating children shared many instances where they became victim of abuse, teasing, beatings etc. Police personnel answered all their questions and urged them to help Mumbai Police in making this city a secure city of children. Ms. Zarina Khan (Staff - DBDS) proposed the vote of the thanks at the end of the visit.