'Crime rates have come down in Rajasthan'

'Crime rates have come down in Rajasthan'

Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria on Saturday said crime rates have come down in the state with Jodhpur and Jaipur commissionerate recording significant decline of 15 and 11 per cent respectively.

After reviewing the crime situation at a monthly meeting of senior police officials, Kataria said effective monitoring and supervision by senior officials has delivered positive results.

“The crime rate has come down in the last five months with commissionerate of Jodhpur and Jaipur recording significant decline of 15 and 11 per cent respectively,” he said.

Barring Alwar, Bundi, Baran and Banswara district, there has been a decline in cases of crime. Kataria asked the officials to take prompt action in cases of rape and atrocities against dalits and nab the accused without any delay.

Directions for action against liquor smugglers, recovery of missing persons particularly minors, three-month special training of policemen engaged in investigating cyber crime were given by the minister.
DGP Manoj Bhatt informed the meeting that the department has identified 52 tainted policemen from constable to inspector rank against whom appropriate action is being taken.

ADG Vigilance D C Jain said series of 28 tainted policemen have been terminated in the last 5 months whereas 27 policemen were dismissed last year.

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