Published On : Tue, Apr 5th, 2016

Significant reduction in crime rate in the city claims Police Chief SP Yadav

MCOCA certainly has reduced crime in the city

CP MeetNagpur: With the Senior Police Officials taking the rising crime rate in the city seriously, the city police have undertaken serious efforts to penalize many criminals in the city under MCOCA. This move by city police has succeeded in bringing the crime rate down claimed City Police Commissioner S P Yadav.

Earlier, after a hectic meet of senior police officials of Nagpur city to review the law and order and the crime in the city, the Commissioner of Police (Nagpur City) S P Yadav and four Deputy Commissioners of Police addressed the media personnel.

While relating the facts that have come to fore based on the crime statistics of the last three months from January 2016 to March 2016, Commissioner of Police S P Yadav, elaborated the significant reduction in the crime rate in the city with a comparative analysis between last year and this year.

CP Yadav claimed that there in a total of 2232 cases registered under various headings, 1279 have been investigated and brought to a logical end.

Similarly a total of 2181 cases were registered till March 2015 and 1148 cases were solved. In comparison of last year and this year, a rise of 51 cases (2%) is observed.


Similarly the comparative study between 2015 and 2016 till March 2016, in other cases display a significant decrease in the crime cases shown as follows:

  • Murder -4 (-19%)
  • Attempt to Murder -3 (-11%)
  • Dacoity or Looting -3 (15%)
  • Chain Snatching -9 (-25%)
  • Burglary -7 (-3%)
  • Vehicle theft -27(-7%)
  • Cheating -3 (-21%)
  • Rape -1 (-3%)
  • Fatal Accidents -18 (-22%)
  • Dowry crimes -5 (-7%)
  • Others -9 (-3%)

Similarly the comparative study between 2015 and 2016 till March 2016, a significant increase in the crime cases shown as follows:

  • Dacoity +3 (100%)
  • Attempt to Dacoity +6 (600%)
  • Cheating +1 (1%)
  • Rioting +2 (6%)
  • Kidnapping +35 (57%)
  • Assault +37 (%)
  • Molesting +33 (40%)

Similarly compared to last year till March 2016, a significant increase in the crime cases.

  • Preventive action taken under 107                                + 470 rise
  • Preventive action taken under 109 +148 rise
  • Preventive action taken under 110 +221 rise
  • Preventive action taken under Mah Police Act 151 (3) +046 rise
  • Action taken under the extradition (Tadipar) 55-57 +2
  • Preventive action taken under Mah Police Act 122      +216 rise
  • Preventive action taken under Mah Police Act 124      +1 rise
  • Preventive action taken under Mah Police Act 142      -8 decrease
  • 93 Pro Act + 31rise
  • MPDA +8 rise
  • MCOCA +12 rise

An increase of +1147 is seen in the action taken under various preventive acts.

Commissioner of Police also claimed that with the pro-active steps taken at every police station by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Police Inspectors and Assistant Police Inspectors, the crime rate has significantly come down.

The Police Mitras too have played a significant role in prevention of crime in individual areas.

The monthly meetings with Senior Citizens of the area This year has witnessed decline in rape cases, chain-snatchings, murders and other crimes of all natures,” stated the Police Commissioner.

Commissioner of Police S P Yadav also heaped a lot of praises on the Traffic Department for their excellent work. He also lauded the works of all the departments and assured to take corrective measures to enhance the working of the police machinery in the city.