To trace out the missing children, children involved in child labour, bonded labour, micro industries, begging and trafficked children, rescue them and restore them to their parents and family members, every year, Operation Smile is conducted during January for a period of one month and Operation Muskan during July for a period of one month by the police and all other concerned departments.
Since January, 2015, till now 4 such operations have been conducted and more than 22,000 children were rescued and restored to their families. Children from different States are rescued and relocated to their parents. Relevant cases were registered and investigated into.
Today Operation Smile –V was launched at DG Conference Hall. The ADG, CID, Sri Govind Singh, IPS, IG, L&&;O, Women Safety, Smt. Swati Lakra, IPS, SP, WPC Smt. Sumathi, IPS, Smt. Lakshmi, JD W&CWD, Dy. Commissioner, Labour Dept., Sri Philips from Child line, Representatives from UNICEF, Deputy Director, Health and officers from other departments were part of the programme.
Police Officers from the entire State of Telangana participated. Total 174 Officers, 08 Addl. SsP, 08 DySsP, 19 Inspectors, and 90 SIs and other Officers participated in the session.
Training is provided to the officers on the procedures to be followed in tracing our the missing children, conducting rescue operations for children involved in begging, street children, children involved in hazardous industries, bonded labour etc., and how to relocate them to their parents or family members. Various issued involved in the operations, practical problems, how to tackle etc., were discussed.
Coordination with other departments like W & CWD, Labour, Health, CWC, Child line, NGOs etc., who to take the programme forward, standard operating procedures to be followed to trace out missing children and other related aspects were dealt with.
“Darpan”, the Facial Recognition Tool developed by the Telangana Police was also given to the officers of all units so that, children could be traced.
The programme will continue for a month and all the departments concerned will work in coordination to trace out the missing children and restore them.
Hyderabad: To help trace out missing children a month-long Operation Muskaan will be launched by the police for the fourth time in the State.
The operation being taken up as per the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs is in coordination with the departments of Women Development and Child Revenue Labour Juvenile Welfare and Correctional Services Health and Education apart from child welfare commttees district child protection unit and NGOs.
For the ‘Operation Muskaan-IV’ programme the Crime Investigation Department CID conducted one day workshop with all the heads of Special Juvenile Police Units including Railways and Sub-Divisional team in-charges according to a press release.
A total of 108 teams have been constituted comprising one sub-inspector with four police constables including a woman police constable in each sub-division in the State. These teams will identify child labours bonded labour and children engaged in hazardous work places and also rescue vulnerable children from railway station bus station religious places traffic junctions foothpath etc.
The police appealed for public cooperation in the exercise. Where ever such children are noticed members of public were requested to inform local police stations so that the children can be rescued and re-united with their families.
Nalgonda: Jan-20th 2018 - The arrest of 13 constables by officials of Crime Investigation Department (CID) officials in last two days with regard to criminal conspiracy, impersonation, cheating and malpractice in state-level Police Constable Recruitment written exam-2009, is creating ripples in the erstwhile Nalgonda district.
According to reliable sources, on complaint of Nalgonda CCS circle inspector Laxminarayana at Thipparthy police station on October 19, 2010, then Nakrekal CI Ramulu Naik arrested 13 accused persons including nine candidates, two impersonators and three mediators. Subsequently, the case was transferred to CID. CID took up further investigation where the in-charge officer KJ Soma Shekar arrested another 25 accused persons. Further DSP Mahesh and DSP M Ramachandrudu arrested two more accused.
Based on substantial evidence against 13 constables of Nalgonda district, the CID sleuths arrested 10 of them on Wednesday and remaining three on Thursday. The arrested constables were identified as Burri Venkateshwarlu of Kodad rural police station, Chevula Nagaraj of Vadapally PS, Dongari Sandeep of Mirylaguda PS, Mahadeva Nageshwar Rao of Kodad town PS, Vadde Upender of Konda Mallepally PS, MD Afsar of Surypet town, Marthanapally Venkata Satyanarayana of Bhongir PS, Gundu Veera Prasad of 8th battalion of Kondapur-Hyderabad, Budigem Nageshwar Rao of Matt&ally, Daniyakula Srikanth of Rajapet PS, Atturi Satyanaryana Reddy, who is undergoing training at PTC Karimnagar, Kaiguri Ramesh of ARPC-3993-Special party –Nalgonda, Vemabadi Ramesh of Mothkur PS.
It came to be known that all the accused were produced before the Sixth Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate court at Nampally in Hyderabad for judicial remand. Later, they were sent to Chanchalguda Central prison for judicial custody and enabling CID to continue further investigation in this case.