Police failing to keep up standards: K.P.S Gill

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Senior police officers are failing in establish and effectively implement standards for the force's functioning, former Punjab police chief K.P.S. Gill said Tuesday.

Speaking on the second day of a workshop 'Improving Women's Security in India", Gill noted it was their duty to ensure safety as well as proper registration and investigation of cases.

"There was no law under which any extraneous pressure could provide an alibi for their failures," he added.

He said that it was regrettable that most senior officers no longer travelled in their jurisdictions, and were quick to dismiss areas as "remote".

At the first day of the conference, Gill said that guidelines relating to investigation of violence against women in India are outdated

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