New Delhi, Sept 20 (GCNews) Union Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to launch the National Registry of Sex Offenders with an aim to make public names and faces of those individuals involved in crimes against women.
“The national registry of crimes against women will be launched next month. The records are being sourced from the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS),” a senior Union Home Ministry official said.
The National Crime Records Bureau will be the nodal agency to maintain the registry. It will help law enforcement agencies to identify repeat offenders, while people, too, would be aware of those involved in crimes that are sexual in nature, the official said.