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DCW issues notice to Delhi Police over attempt to abduct girl

New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women has issued a notice to police over an attempt to abduct a 19-year-old girl in the national capital.

The commission said that as per the media reports a man tried to forcefully pull the girl inside his car and abduct her in the Pandav Nagar area of the city on December 31. It has been reported that when the girl resisted, the accused threatened to throw acid on her face and fled the spot. The girl has expressed concerns for her safety and has sustained injuries, the commission said.

Taking suo moto cognizance of the media reports on the matter, DCW Chief Swati Maliwal has issued a notice to the DCP, East district. The Commission has sought a copy of the FIR along with details of an arrest made. The Commission has also demanded details of security provided to the girl.

"We are receiving such types of cases on a daily basis. I don't know when this brutality against women and girls stops! We need to make our system more effective to deal with such cases. The accused should be arrested and strict action should be taken against him. The girl must be provided security as he has threatened an acid attack on her," Maliwal said while issuing the notice.

The Commission has sought an action taken report from the police latest by January 6.

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