July saw max number of crimes in Delhi this year

July saw the maximum number of crimes in the national capital this year which has registered over 46,000 criminal offences so far.

Last Updated: Dec 06, 2011, 11:40 AM IST

New Delhi:The month of July saw the maximum
number of crimes in the national capital this year which has
registered over 46,000 criminal offences so far.

Out of the 46,856 crimes reported till November 15 this
year, July registered the maximum with 4,836 followed by May
(4,727), September (4,677) and October (4642).

According to Delhi Police statistics, January witnessed
the minimum number of crimes at 3,971. In November till 15th,
a total of 2,111 crimes were reported in the city.

In all other months except January, the number of cases
registered was over 4,000 every month.

"We have kept the crime and law and order situation under
control in Delhi. There has been a mixed trend in the crime
scenario in the capital," the official said.

February (4,081) saw a marginal increase from the figures
of January but March witnessed a sharp increase only to
subside in April (4,345).

June registered 4,388 cases while August had 4,524 crimes
reported from across the city.

The number of crimes reported in the capital rose to
52,675 in 2010 from 2009`s 50,972. For the first time since
2007, last year saw the number of crimes showed a growing
trend in the capital.

In 2006, the number was 84,484, while the next year saw
74,111 cases. The year 2008 saw a drastic drop to 53,072.

PTI

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