Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Important: Women's Right

I read about this important information quite long ago and it suddently cross my mind that I should share with everyone. This information is not just important to women alone, it is important to husbands, brothers, male friends and everyone out there so that you protect your love ones.

Okay, here it goes..... There was this young girl being raped by a man posing as a plain clothes police officer. It started when she was asked to come to the police station when she and her male friend didn't have a driver's license to show. The man posing as a plain clothes police officer sent the boy off to get his license and asked the girl to accompany him to the police station. The man took the girl instead to an isolated area where the horrendous crime was committed.

Now, here is the fact. The law clearly states that between 6 pm and 6am, a woman has the right to REFUSE to go to the Police Station, even if an arrest warrant has been issued against her. It is a procedural issue that a woman can be arrested between 6pm and 6 am, ONLY if she is arrested by a woman officer and taken to an ALL WOMEN police station. And if she is arrested by a male officer, it has to be proven that a woman officer was on duty at the time of arrest.

It is good for us to know our rights. To what extent it comes of use remains to be seen in any situation. But as they say, knowledge is power.

I am sure many did not know of this women's right. Please disseminate this piece of information to others.

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