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Crime rate decreased significantly in 2016

The crime rate in the provincial capital decreased in 2016 as compared to 2015, according to the reported cases.

A police spokesman said on Sunday that 82,871 crime incidents were reported in 2016, while 83,372 crime

cases were reported in 2015. He said that incidents of dacoity, abduction for ransom, motor vehicle theft, terrorism and others had been significantly decreased in 2016.Similarly, 371 murder cases, 28 cases of dacoity-cum-murder, nine of abduction for ransom, 4 terrorism incidents were registered in 2015, whereas 369 murder cases, 17 cases of dacoity-cum-murder and five cases of abduction for ransom were registered in 2016. Whereas no terrorism incident was reported in 2016, he added.

Similarly, 371 murder cases, 28 cases of dacoity-cum-murder, nine of abduction for ransom, 4 terrorism incidents were registered in 2015, whereas 369 murder cases, 17 cases of dacoity-cum-murder and five cases of abduction for ransom were registered in 2016. Whereas no terrorism incident was reported in 2016, he added. Incidents of dacoity also decreased to more than 50 percent in 2016 as compared to 2015 as 100 cases of dacoity were reported in 2015 and only 46 registered in 2016. However, 3,679 robbery cases registered in 2015 and 3,028 reported in 2016, 52 percent decreased rate was also observed in car snatching cases during the same period as 47 car snatching, 588 motorcycle and 31 other vehicles’ snatching incidents were reported in 2015, whereas 19 car snatching, 478 motorcycle and 23 other vehicles snatching cases were registered in 2016, he informed. Likewise, 1,055 incidents related to car theft, 4,594

However, 3,679 robbery cases registered in 2015 and 3,028 reported in 2016, 52 percent decreased rate was also observed in car snatching cases during the same period as 47 car snatching, 588 motorcycle and 31 other vehicles’ snatching incidents were reported in 2015, whereas 19 car snatching, 478 motorcycle and 23 other vehicles snatching cases were registered in 2016, he informed. Likewise, 1,055 incidents related to car theft, 4,594 motorcycle theft and 439 other vehicles theft incidents were registered in 2015, while 748 cases of car theft, 4027 motorcycle theft and 410 other vehicles theft cases were reported in 2016.

Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Amin Wains said that the capital city police had put in placed the efficient security measures on Muharram, 12th Rabi-ul-Awal, New Year night and other occasions to maintain law and order in the city.Special security arrangements had also been made during the protests and public gatherings organised by various organisations including political parties, to avoid any untoward incident, the CCPO said.

He said the city police by utilising all energies, arrested the accused of the murder case of five people during dacoity in Millat Park police station limits, the murderer of deceased actress Qismat Baig and resolved Sammia murder case, Chamba House.

 



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