Number of criminal cases increased in Goa last year
Panaji: The number of criminal cases in Goa police stations increased by 4.67 percent while the detection went up by 2.23 percent in 2012, according to the Economic Survey, tabled in the Legislative Assembly on Monday.
"The overall crime situation in the state remained under control. Goa police registered 3,610 cases under the Indian Penal Code, compared to 3,448 in the previous year (2011)," it said.
"It shows a marginal increase of 4.67 percent. However the detection has increased by 2.3 percent."
The survey said that police have introduced women helpline in the central police control room.
"Existing women police stations are also re-strengthened and sensitised to handle women-related complaints," the survey said.
Road accidents decreased by 5.44 percent, while number of fatalities decreased by 12.31 percent in 2012, compared to 2011.
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