New Delhi: Delhi witnessed a 16.8-per cent dip in incidents of crime in 2020 as in comparison with 2019, in accordance with the NCRB, the federal government knowledgeable Parliament on Wednesday.
In a written response to a query within the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Residence Affairs Nityanand Rai mentioned the Nationwide Crime Information Bureau (NCRB) compiles the information on crime as reported to it by the states and Union territories, which is printed as “Crime in India”.
The printed studies can be found until 2020, he added.
“As per the printed studies, there’s a decline of 16.8 per cent within the complete IPC crimes registered in NCT of Delhi in the course of the 12 months 2020 as in comparison with the 12 months 2019,” Rai mentioned.
He mentioned the Delhi Police has taken a number of concrete measures to curb incidents of crime equivalent to dynamic identification of crime-prone areas and deployment of police sources, together with pickets, foot-patrolling, PCR vans and emergency response automobiles (ERVs), to boost visibility.
The steps taken additionally embrace the identification, surveillance and arrest of lively criminals, built-in patrolling by the native police, the PCR workers and the visitors police, and community-policing programmes, the minister mentioned.
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