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Police launch drop-home service for stranded women


Reassuring presence: Prakasam SP Siddharth Kaushal launching the service in Ongole on Wednesday. | Photo Credit: KOMMURI SRINIVAS

To help out women when stranded in the middle of the night, police have launched a special ‘drop-home’ service here on Wednesday. All one needs to do is dial police helpline 100. Immediately, a patrol vehicle with a woman police officer will reach the women and drop them safely at home. The service will be available between 9.00 p.m. and 5.00 a.m.

Launching the pilot ‘emergency drop-home service’ in the State, Superintendent of Police Siddarth Kaushal said the rescue ...


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