SHILLONG, Aug 9: The West Jaiñtia Hills police recently discussed the issues of identification by police officers the vulnerable areas for children in need of care and protection who are susceptible to all vices including rape and trafficking.
This decision was taken during a seminar organised on Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015 and on Protection of Children from Sexual offences (POCSO) Act 2012.
During the seminar issues on child sexual abuse and child trafficking were highlighted.
The seminar also decided to take up with all stakeholders and headmen to insist on the concern villages to acquire birth certificate.
Meanwhile, it was also decided during the seminar to observe all protocols while handling child rape victims and expedite actions from all stakeholders to enable completion of investigations within two months.