Crime rate is down in C B pur, says SP

A total of 73 cases have been booked in the various police stations in the district. Goods worth 53.9 lakh have been stolen in the total 73 cases. Among the 73 cases, the police have been able to crack some of the cases and stolen goods worth 19.8 lakh have been recovered from the thieves, said District Superintendent of Police Dr T D Pawar.

Speaking to mediapersons at a press conference organised here on Wednesday, Pawar said in total 12 extortion cases, valuables worth Rs 21.6 lakh have been stolen.
Among them, six cases have been solved and the culprits have been arrested. Items worth Rs 15.5 lakh have been recovered.

Among the 20 dacoity cases reported in the district, valuables worth Rs 10.8 lakh are said to be stolen. Among the 20, the police were able to crack only one case and have recovered valuables worth Rs 1.65 lakh, the SP said.

Among the other 20 theft cases reported, items worth Rs 11.2 lakh have been stolen. The police have solved six cases and have recovered items worth Rs 1.98 lakh.
Pawar said in a murder case, the police were able to recover items worth Rs 1.1 lakh.

Five rape cases reported
In three months-time, five cases of rape have been reported. There are no dowry death cases reported in the district. While the police have arrested a few people in four dowry harassment cases. Measures are being taken to arrest persons involved in other cases, he said.

There is a dip in the crime rate in the district, when compared to the earlier statistics. There is a reduction of 40 per cent crime cases in the district, thanks to the regular conducting of crime-month, night patrolling, police-public awareness programmes, etc.
The police who have made a commendable job in nabbing the culprits will be suitably rewarded, the SP said.

The stolen items were handed over to the respective owners on the occasion.
 DySP Duggappa, Circle Inspector S Shivakumar and several others were present. Police from Gudibande, Gowribidnur, Shidlaghatta, Bagepalli and Chintamani were also present.

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