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1,026 crime cases reported from Delhi airports, 76% cracked

1,026 crime cases reported from Delhi airports, 76% cracked

New Delhi: As many as 1,026 crime cases were reported from the highly secured Delhi airports in the year 2018. And with the arrest of more than 700 people, the Delhi Police claimed to have solved 76 per cent of crime incidents. The Delhi Police data accessed by Millennium Post claims that 644 cases were reported under different IPC sections and under different acts (Arms Act, Touting, Passport Act, NDPS Act), 382 cases were registered with IGI Airport unit of Delhi Police.

"In 2017, around 46.86 per cent cases were solved whereas in 2018 the percentage increased to 62.42," claimed data, adding that overall 76.22 per cent of cases were solved last year. However, in 2017 about 60.25 per cent of cases were solved.

"14 molestation cases reported with city police and all were solved. No rape cases were registered in 2018 whereas in 2017, one rape case was reported and later solved," data claimed adding that eight cases of eve-teasing have also been worked out.

As many as 184 forgery cases took place in which 141 were cracked whereas in 32 cheating cases, 24 were unriddled. The total number of cases reported against deportees at IGIA during the year 2018

are 66.

Around 12 accidents including two fatal were reported from the jurisdiction of airports and out of 137 Arms Act cases, 135 were solved. "Under Passport Act-14 cases, NDPS Act-1, Touting Act-88 and other Act-142 cases were solved," the data claimed.

In 2018 till December 31, out of seven cases of MV theft, 4 were solved, 109 cases of trespassing (all were solved), seven cases under 279 IPC (all solved) were reported, the data shows. Seven cases under 188 IPC were filed with IGI Airport unit (Delhi Police). In the year 2017, as many as 888 (653 cases -IPC, 235 different Acts) cases were reported in which 535 were solved (306 cases -IPC and 380 different Acts). "In 2017, 46.86 per cent of IPC cases were solved and overall 60.25 % cases were worked out," said the data.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (IGI) Sanjay Bhatia told Millennium Post that they solved the maximum number of cases through hard work and proper investigation.

"Proper coordination with other security agencies in airports plays an important role," the DCP said. Adding that, "forgery including tampering of visa, passport or impersonating were also reported from the airports. However, worked out cases' percent increased."

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