Port Blair, Feb 09: The Police Training School, A&N Islands organized a two days course on “Provision & Procedure under POCSO Act. 2012” from 06th-07th February, 2018 for in-service Police personnel from the rank of Police Constable to Inspector under the overall supervision of Smt. Usha Rangnani, IPS, Principal, PTS. The main objective of the course is to inculcate awareness regarding the laws related to POCSO Act, 2012 so as to effectively address the issue of sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children. During the training programme, Mr.K.Michal Raj, DANIPS, Vice Principal, PTS, Inspr.Shabana Haneef, PHQ, Inspr.R.K Sharma, Inspr.Abita Bachan, Inspr.S.K Sarkar and SI D.K Seal of PTS delivered lectures on the topics like-sexual assault/harassment, use of child in pornographic purpose, abetment & attempt, child abuse guidelines on interviewing a child & interview setting, children with special needs, provision under Indian Penal Code for the protection of children, role of legal representatives on POCSO Act 2012 etc. Altogether, 14 Police personnel of various Police Stations/Units participated in the training programme. The course was coordinated by Inspr.R.K Sharma, PTS, Prothrapur.
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