Nationwide crime knowledge positions Nagpur as ‘secure’ metropolis | Nagpur Information


NAGPUR: In a silver lining for the town’s guardians, the just-released nationwide crime knowledge of 2018 illustrates that Nagpur can not be related to the moniker of ‘crime capital’, which was as soon as utilized by the opponents of the-then chief minister Devendra Fadnavis to nook him on the meeting flooring.
Throughout a media briefing earlier this week, metropolis police chief BK Upadhyay had claimed that there was a ten% dip within the crime price in 2019, when in comparison with the earlier 12 months. The assertion has been validated with the discharge of the crime statistics of 2018 by the Nationwide Crime Information Bureau (NCRB), the place Nagpur’s place is kind of decrease down the order in most classes of significant crimes within the nation.
In a majority of the classes, Nagpur is third within the state after Mumbai and Pune, barring the class of ‘Crime price of cognisable offences’, registered underneath Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Particular Native Legal guidelines (SLL), the place it has overtaken the larger two metros as compared of 19 such locations nationwide. Whereas Nagpur has against the law price of 688.6 per one lakh, Mumbai stands at 309.9/lakh, whereas Pune’s is the bottom (277.9/lakh) in Maharashtra. Nagpur is positioned at quantity 12 in India in the identical crime price class.
Upadhyay stated that the crimes are underneath management, and that the numbers have each, visibly and statistically come down. “It’s a secure metropolis. Our power is continually attempting to stay on its toes and enhance the state of affairs additional,” he stated.
The town stands at quantity 12 within the nation for rape, with 69 offences registered in 2018, and third within the state after Mumbai (319) and Pune (103) — making it statistically safer for girls. Within the class of ‘Assault on ladies with intent to outrage her modesty’ underneath Part 354 of IPC, the town holds the tenth place within the nation with 274 offences. It’s third within the state after Mumbai (2,038), which is second within the nation, adopted by Pune (406).
Within the class of ‘Complete offences affecting human physique’, Nagpur is 14th within the nation with 2,619 offences, and third within the state with Mumbai (11,585) at quantity two within the nation and Pune (2,903) standing on the twelfth place.
Within the class of homicide, the town is twelfth within the nation and third within the state with 72 such offences, which is one lower than that in Pune. Mumbai is fourth within the nation and first within the state with 164 murders. Within the ‘Try and homicide’ class, the town is third within the state and eleventh within the nation with 77 offences, after Pune (127) and Mumbai (280).
In financial offences, Mumbai is first within the nation with 4803 crimes, whereas Nagpur is fifteenth, with 534 offences. Pune is twelfth within the nation with 777 offences.
The town can be comparatively safer for senior residents, with 207 offences — which is sixth within the nation and second within the state after Mumbai (1,043), which tops the chart. Pune, with 169 offences, is most secure within the state for the aged inhabitants as per the nationwide crime knowledge.
In crimes towards youngsters, Nagpur is third within the state and sixth within the nation with 538 offences. Mumbai has the very best crime towards youngsters within the state and second within the nation, with 2,538 offences.



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