Police organises seminar on child sexual abuse in Pattan

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Baramulla: Police on Saturday organised awareness cum interactive seminar in government degree college Pattan on Saturday.
SDPO Pattan Raja Majid and Najam-un-Nissa Prosecuting Officer gave detailed presentations on the issue and informed about the legal remedies available to victims and their families, the statement said.
In the interaction with the students there was a consensus that most of such incidents get unreported and social stigmas attached to it is responsible for the denial of justice, the statement added.
SDPO Pattan highlighted the importance of social obligation to take serious note of male child abuses and prosecuting officer Pattan discussed laws available to prosecute such offenders.
On this occasion, Tehsildar Pattan Syed Faheem and Principal of government degree college Pattan Sheikh Aijaz asked the students to become agents for social change and asked the youth to come forward to educate the people about such important social deviation that needs immediate attention.