Lahore, November 11, 2015 (PPI-OT): Efforts of Punjab police being carried out in the province against the terrorists and criminals under National Action Plan (NAP) have produced positive results which caused notable decrease in terrorism and crime graph. The maintenance of law and order during Eid-ul-Azha, Moharram-ul-Haram and Local Bodies Elections, endorsed the above said efforts.
In this way during last 10 months under NAP 33772 combing operations were conducted during which 994118 persons were questioned, 5549 cases registered and under Foreign Act violation 980 cases were registered. During the period 6162 General Hold Ups were held.
During which 24436 suspect criminals were arrested. Similarly, 122800 without number plates, unauthorized and tinted glasses vehicles were impounded during these General Hold Ups. While taking action against display of arms, 2851 cases and 2611 were registered against illegal arms and 189 weapons were confiscated during the operation.
The CTD Department arrested 40 hardcore activists and 69 have been detained during the period. On violation of Tenancy Act, 7328 cases were registered, 11036 arrested and 1754 were convicted. On publication of hate material 547 cases have been registered, 580 violators arrested and 35 were convicted.
Due to the implementation on National Action Plan the heinous crime graph also decreased in Punjab. According to details between 2014 and 2015 during last 10 months -27% decrease was recorded in murder cases. In 2014 the reported cases of murder were 5282 which were 3844 in 2015. Similarly crime against person was also reduced by -11% which was 48759 in 2014 and in 2015 it was 43437.
In 2015 crime against property was also decreased from 81449 to 71372 with -12% differences. There is a notable difference was also seen in kidnapping for ransom which was 91 in 2014 and 71 in 2015 with the difference of -22%. In 2015 1286 cases of dacoity were registered in Punjab which were 1950 in 2014 have the difference of -34%.
Similarly, 13936 cases of robbery were registered in 2015 which were 16811 in 2014 have been reduced by -17% whereas, 4193 cases of motor vehicle theft were registered in 2015 which were 5351 in 2014 have been reduced by -22%.
For more information, contact:
Punjab Police Computer Bureau,
5th Floor, Central Police Office (CPO),
Tel: +92-42-99213019, +92-42-99213013