In an address to the media in New Delhi, the city police commissioner Neeraj Kumar said that the incident was not a only a turning point in the police force, but in the criminal justice system of india.
"We can recall the infamous Ranga-Billa murder case in 1980s, the Dhaulakuan rape case, and the recent Delhi gang-rape case, which all have the propulsion to effect a change in the way we look at women and crimes against them," Kumar said.
Quoting from Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, he said: "There is a tide in the affairs of men. Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries."
"I think in coming days all women helplines will be working. These helplines will have only incoming facility," Kumar said.
Kumar said that a 24x7 helpdesk for women was operational and that jurisdiction ought not be an issue for women complainants.Here are some of the key points he made: