Patna: The Bihar
cabinet Thursday sanctioned the creation of 40 women police
stations in the state.
The state cabinet coordination department secretary Ravikant said
the police station would be spread across the state.
"The government will set up one women police station in each
police district," he said.
He said the government had also approved the creation of 643
posts, including 21 inspectors, 121 sub-inspectors, 101 assistant
sub-inspectors, 80 havildars and 324 constables for the women
According to him, women police stations would be exclusive for
According to latest official statistics, a total of 6,790 cases of
crime and atrocities on women have been registered in Bihar this
Of them, 795 cases are of rape, 2,552 of kidnapping, 104 of
eve-teasing, 1,307 of dowry deaths and 2,032 of dowry torture.