Rachakonda sees dip in Crime graph

Rachakonda sees dip in Crime graph
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There has been a decline in the number of criminal cases registered under Indian Penal Code IPC under different crime heads this year compared to last year by Rachakonda Police Commissionerate Total number of cases booked under IPC was 14,433 in 2018 compared to 15, 357 last year under the Rachakonda Police Commissionerate limits

Hyderabad: There has been a decline in the number of criminal cases registered under Indian Penal Code (IPC) under different crime heads this year compared to last year by Rachakonda Police Commissionerate. Total number of cases booked under IPC was 14,433 in 2018 compared to 15, 357 last year under the Rachakonda Police Commissionerate limits.

A total of 20, 820 cases were registered under the Rachakonda Commissionerate in the year 2018 including, 2,664 theft cases, while the She Teams registered 516 eve teasing cases. The police were successful in stopping 46 child marriages and rescuing 34 minor girls from flesh trade in Yadadri. A total of 12,263 cases were disposed in various courts, out of which 3,496 cases were convicted including 12 life imprisonments.

Addressing the media on the annual round up about the functioning of the Commissionerate, Rachakonda Commissioner M Mahesh Bhagwat said that on the decision of the Central government to rescue children from child labour, Operation Smile and Operation Muskaan programmes were conducted and as many as 530 children were rescued in both programmes under Rachakonda. Out of them, 283 boys, 104 girls hailed from Telangana and 138 boys and five girls belonged to other States, including Odisha, Bihar, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Maharashtra.

During the Operation three missing cases were traced in Nacharam and Medipally Police Stations. Total 10 cases were registered under Juvenile Justice Act, Child Labour Act-1968 and Child Labour Prohibition Amendment Act in Balapur, Meerpet, Vanasthalipuram and Pahadishareef Police Stations, against the managements, who engaged children in child labour. Total six cases were registered in Yadagirigutta police station under 370 (1) (5), 376 R/w 114, 372, 373, 366 (A) IPC, Sec. 17 of POCSO Act and Sec. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 of ITP Act 1986, for selling and buying minors for trafficking.

The Commissioner claimed to have brought down the cases of chain-snatchings from 144 reported cases in 2017 to 69 in 2018. While the house breaking by day has slightly increased, otherwise it has been brought down from reported 728 in 2017 to 575 in 2018.

Special Operations Team, Rachakonda detected 746 cases and as many as 1685 accused were apprehended and the police recovered Rs 4,43,19,004 cash and gold and silver worth Rs 64,73,962 and handed over the same to concerned Police Stations for further investigation. “During the current year in the Rachakonda Commissionerate total 12,263 cases have been disposed in the various courts. Out of which 3,496 cases were convicted including 12 life imprisonments, 3,526 were acquitted while 5,241 were compromised.

A coordination meeting with judicial officers and prosecution are regularly conducted to strengthen criminal justice system,” he added. There has been a decline in the number of cases registered under IPC this year compared to last year by Rachakonda Police Commissionerate. Total number of cases booked under IPC was 14,433 in 2018 compared to 15, 357 last year under the Rachakonda Police Commissionerate limits.

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