A total of 2,66,070 IPC cases were registered last year as against 3,16,261 in 2019, a drop of 15.87 per cent, the police said. The number of arrests, however, increased by 15.43 percent.
In 2020, a total of 1,25,986 people were arrested as compared to 1,091,38 in 2019.
Last year also saw a drop in the number of PCR calls received.
While there was a decline in the number of crimes against women, cases of snatching and robbery increased in the national capital, they said.
The rape cases have gone down by 21.63 per cent, those of molestation by 25.16 per cent and insult to modesty of women by 12.32 per cent whereas Murder cases in the city have gone down by 9.40 per cent.
Report by Chetali S M
Reported on – 21/02/2021