New Delhi: The Delhi Police registered 2,66,070 circumstances underneath the Indian Penal Code in 2020, a drop of greater than 15 per cent as towards 2019, officers stated on Friday.
Whereas there was a decline within the variety of crimes towards girls, circumstances of snatching and theft elevated within the nationwide capital, they stated.
A complete of two,66,070 IPC circumstances have been registered final 12 months as towards 3,16,261 in 2019, a drop of 15.87 per cent, the police stated.
The variety of arrests, nevertheless, elevated by 15.43 per cent, they stated.
In 2020, a complete of 1,25,986 folks have been arrested as in comparison with 1,091,38 in 2019, they stated.
Final 12 months additionally noticed a drop within the variety of PCR calls obtained.
A complete of 18,08,384 and 29,25,531 PCR calls have been obtained in 2020 and 2019, a drop of 38.19 per cent.
The variety of crimes towards girls additionally noticed a decline.
The rape circumstances have gone down by 21.63 per cent, these of molestation by 25.16 per cent and insult to modesty of ladies by 12.32 per cent, the police stated.
Homicide circumstances within the metropolis have gone down by 9.40 per cent. A complete of 472 such circumstances have been registered in 2020 whereas 521 have been registered in 2019, the police stated.
Circumstances of kidnapping for ransom dropped by 26.67 per cent, housebreaking circumstances went down by 27.33 per cent, motorcar theft circumstances by 24.23 per cent and different theft circumstances by 30.52 per cent, they stated.
9 circumstances of dacoity have been registered final 12 months as towards 15 in 2019, a drop of 40 per cent, they stated.
Nevertheless, there was a marginal rise of 0.35 per cent within the variety of theft circumstances. A complete of 1,963 circumstances have been registered in 2020 as in comparison with 1,956 in 2019, in keeping with the police.
The variety of snatching circumstances in 2020 additionally went up by 27.11 per cent from 2019. As many as 7,965 such circumstances have been registered final 12 months as towards 6,266 in 2019, the police stated.
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