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Transport range of Delhi Police solved 69.57% of heinous cases

Transport range of Delhi Police solved 69.57% of heinous cases

New Delhi: As many as 9,068 IPC cases were filed in 2018 in Delhi Metro, Railways and Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) units of Delhi Police. The law enforcement agency arrested 1,616 persons including 96 foreign nationals and solved 69.57 per cent of heinous cases. In the year 2018, the crime graph decreased as around 17,179 cases were registered with different units in 2017.

Delhi Police data claimed that the workout percentage for last year is 29.86 in IPC cases. "The workout percentage for murder is 50 per cent, robbery- 78.57 per cent and rape-66.67 per cent," data claimed. In a special drive against criminals– 318 touts, travel agents and others were arrested for arranging fake documents, passport and visas. "Out of 318 arrested persons, 108 are foreign nationals," data claimed.

As many as 696 complaints of different natures were received at IGI airport unit. In 29 complaints, cases were registered while 385 cases were either filed or compromised and 90 complaints were transferred to different agencies and in 192 complaints, enquiry still pending. "495 criminals under various sections of IPC and local/special laws and one proclaimed offender have been arrested by Delhi Metro police last year," data claimed.

The Delhi Police annual report claimed that 18 persons were arrested under preventive action of Cr.PC and 24 persons under the Delhi Police Act. "1603 persons were detained and interrogated under section 65 DP Act by the Railway Police," claimed annual report.

Last year, the Delhi Police created Transport Range headed by Joint Commissioner of Police Atul Katiyar. Metro, Railways and Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) units of Delhi Police come under the Range.

"We heightened patrolling, checking in different units and also focus was given to curb kidnapping of children," said Joint CP Atul Katiyar.

The IGI unit is currently headed by DCP Sanjay Bhatia. According to Delhi Police, IGI airport witnesses a floating population of about 2.5 lakh people every day.

"To achieve world-class standard of policing, a world class ambience was created for the police officials of IGIA unit by inaugurating police station and DCP officer building at T-3, IGI airport," the annual report added.

Delhi Railway Police headed by DCP Dinesh Gupta looks after 45 railway stations and approximately 150 kilometres of railway track through its seven police stations and two police posts. "The Metro unit looks after 177 metro stations and 10 metro depots in city," said police.

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