Seema Dhaka: First Delhi Cop To Get ‘Out Of Turn’ Promotion For Tracing 76 Missing Kids
The promotion came under the Asadharan Karya Puraskar incentive, which mandated 50 in 12 months, Ms Dhaka traced as many as 76 children, 56 of them aged below 14 years.
"These missing children have been traced not only from Delhi but from other states as far as Punjab and West Bengal," the official statement said, underlining Seema Dhaka's "sincere and painstaking efforts". She travelled to Punjab, UP, Gurgaon, West Bengal and Noida in search of children missing since 2013. The Delhi Police have traced 1,440 children out of 1,222 reported missing. The police data shows more missing children have been traced this year as compared to the previous year. In 2019, 5,412 children were reported missing, of which 3,336 were traced (61.64%). This year up to October 31, 3,507 kids went missing and 2,629 of them (74.96%) were traced. Many put out congratulatory messages lauding her fighting spirit on social media.
She is the first woman officer to be given Promotion out-of-turn under the new incentive scheme announced by the CP, Delhi for the recovery of missing children. By her efforts, she has been able to bring joy and happiness to the affected families. Delhi Police is proud of her.— #DilKiPolice Delhi Police (@DelhiPolice) November 18, 2020
Women HC Seema Dhaka, PS Samaypur Badli, deserves congratulations for being the first police person to be promoted out of turn for recovering 56 children in 3 months under incentive scheme. Hats off to fighting spirit and joy brought to families. @LtGovDelhi @HMOIndia @PMOIndia— CP Delhi #DilKiPolice (@CPDelhi) November 18, 2020
thank you Seema Dhaka https://t.co/BdgBFBFm5C— TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) November 18, 2020
She is Seema Dhaka. A constable in Delhi police. She just became first Delhi Police Officer to get out of turn promotion for tracing 76 missing kids. Most of her cases involved children who had been separated from their families and disappeared years ago. Salute madam pic.twitter.com/tqgXD4VLap— Parveen Kaswan, IFS (@ParveenKaswan) November 18, 2020