Crime in Railways: Over 300 criminals arrested, 1,500 cases registered in 2019
New Delhi: More than 1,500 criminal cases, reported in the Railway's jurisdiction in the capital, were registered in 2019. Police said that most of the cases were related to mobile theft.
Over 340 people were arrested in this regard. The Delhi Police data accessed by Millennium Post revealed that till October, as many as 1,266 mobile phone theft cases were reported in which 127 were solved and more than 20 people were arrested.
Out of 16 heinous cases, 14 were solved and 27 criminals were nabbed. "As many as 54 cases of snatching were reported in which more than 59 percent were solved and 33 snatchers were nabbed," police data revealed.
The data further added that all seven cases of molestation were solved and seven people were nabbed whereas out of 35 MV theft cases, 26 were solved.
"35 cases of luggage lifting and 144 cases of laptop theft were registered in which nine cases of luggage lifting and 11 cases of laptop theft were solved.
As many as 40 pickpocketing cases were reported in which 26 were solved," data added.
The data further revealed that more than 200 people were arrested in various theft cases. Under different sections of IPC, more than 100 people were nabbed whereas under different acts, 29 criminals were arrested.
Recently, Delhi Police (railways unit) launched the website in which criminal database (compendium) of criminals operating in Railway's jurisdiction in all over India will be uploaded for better prevention and detection of crime.
The Government Railway Police (GRP), Delhi has uploaded data of total 6,171 criminals in the website so far.
"GRPs heads from 24 states and one union territory have been assigned as super admin and separate user IDs and password have been allocated, enabling them to access the website," said Deputy Commissioner of Police (railway) Dinesh Kumar Gupta.
DCP Gupta further said that they have taken several measures for the safety of people.
"Regular patrolling is being conducted in railways jurisdiction. Suspicious people are being questioned. We are making an effort to make sure no crime takes place," said Gupta adding that, they are also conducting awareness programme for the passengers.
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