Saturday, 12 November 2016

Rape, attempted murder cases up

Posted by Anup Baral | November 13, 2016 :
The overall crime rate fell by 17.87 per cent in the fiscal year 2014-15 in Kathmandu, but incidents of rape, attempted murder and banking offence saw an upward trend, according to data maintained by Metropolitan Police Range, Teku, depending on the reported cases.As many 4,601 incidents of crime were reported in the fiscal year 2014-15 compared to 5,602 in 2013-14 and 3,575 in 2012-13. However, more cases of rape, attempted murder and banking offence were reported last fiscal compared to 2013-14. According to MPR statistics, 93 cases of rape, 94 cases of attempted murder and 18 cases of banking offence were reported in the last fiscal compare to 84 rape cases, 85 attempted murder cases and 10 banking offence cases in 2013-14. While there was 10 per cent rise in cases of rape and attempted murder, 80 per cent more cases of banking office were reported to police in the last fiscal compared to the previous fiscal. As many as 55 rape cases were reported in 2012-13.

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