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‘Crime rate falls in U.P. amid BJP rule’: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visit Maa Shakumbhari University, in Saharanpur, on December 2, 2021.   | Photo Credit: PTI

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said the crime rate had come down in Uttar Pradesh during the BJP rule.

Addressing a public meeting in Saharanpur, Mr. Shah said the cases of dacoity had come down by 70% while incidents of armed loot had seen a drop of 69% in comparison to the Samajwadi Party regime.

“Earlier, police used to fear mafias, now criminals sit in front of the police like roosters,” he added.


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