Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Okay. Stalin on Saturday directed officers to implement the POCSO Act stringently to curb sexual offences in opposition to youngsters fully.
At a gathering with officers, he directed the police to file FIRs within the instances of sexual offences in opposition to youngsters, examine them rapidly and be certain that these discovered responsible had been delivered to e book.
He additionally requested the officers to make sure that the affected youngsters got enough reduction and the Departments involved to work cohesively to supply such youngsters with counselling, medical assist and authorized assist.
The assembly got here after instances of sexual offences in opposition to faculty youngsters coming to gentle.
The Chief Minister directed officers to make sure that precedence was given to affected youngsters in medical support and remedy.
He additionally requested officers to make it possible for Childline helpline 1098 and its particulars had been displayed in every classroom and revealed in all faculty textbooks from the approaching tutorial 12 months.
(These in misery or having suicidal tendencies can search assist and counselling by calling the State’s helpline 104 or Chennai-based Sneha’s suicide prevention helpline 044-24640050. Childline helpline quantity is 1098).