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Crime rate dips in Sangareddy

S. Chandrasekhar Reddy

S. Chandrasekhar Reddy   | Photo Credit: MohdArif

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Superintendent of Police reviews crime for the year 2018

The district has registered slight downward trend in crime rate. While 4,175 cases were registered in 2016, it had fallen down to 3,686 in 2017 and 3,681 in 2018. Similarly, non-grave cases reported were 3,557 in the year 2018, it was 3,571 in 2017 and 4,000 in 2016. Coming to grave cases, the number of cases registered stood at 124 in 2018 as against 115 in 2017 and 175 in 2016.

Disclosing these details here on Monday, Superintendent of Police S. Chandrasekhar Reddy said that while number of murders were reduced from 31 in 2017 to 29 in 2018, murder for gain increased by one number from three in 2017 to four in 2018. Kidnapping cases almost doubled from 18 in 2017 to 30 in 2018 and rape cases increased from 32 in 2017 to 39 in 2018.

Road accidents

Similarly, house-breaking in daytime was down while at night time the number of cases increased, he added. Ordinary thefts were also reduced.

The number of road accidents that took place in the district was 794, in which as many as 381 people died in the last one year. This is against 363 deaths in 806 accidents last year. Drunk and drive cases registered in the year were 1,705 and the police department had collected a fine of ₹ 3,52,700. A total of 458 cases under crime against women were registered in the district, added Mr. Chandrasekhar Reddy.

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