Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) underscored the need for infusing dynamism into the activities of Victim Support Center (VSC) for welfare of the children and women victims.
Launched at the compound of Shahmukhdum Police Station in 2013, the VSC provided services to 254 women and children victims till this time of this year.
The officials of RMP made this observation while addressing the 15th steering committee meeting of VSC at RMP conference hall in the city
Chaired by RMP Commissioner AKM Hafiz Akter, the meeting was addressed, among others, by Additional Commissioner Sujayet Islam, Deputy Commissioners Hemayetul Islam, Tanveer Haider Chowdhury, Abu Ahammad Al Mamun and Alamgir Hossain and Additional Deputy Commissioner Golam Ruhul Quddus.
Representatives of various partner NGOs like BLAST, Bangladesh Mohila Parishad, BNWLA, Marie Stopes and ACD joined the meeting.
Hafiz Akter told the meeting that Bangladesh Police has established the victim support centre in a bid to reach victims living in remote areas.
RMP is serving women and children victim by providing legal assistance, counseling support and rehabilitation facilities. Pro-people service providing program of Bangladesh Police has been institutionalised and concentrated through the integrated services of victim support centre.
He added the VSC provides legal aid to women and children and gives them rehabilitation assistance with the help of partner NGOs.