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1 killing every 3 days, city tops murder chart

NYOOOZ 2017-11-14 00:00:00

Summary: Official figures have revealed that as many as 108 murder cases were registered in the city last year — the highest in the state. GURUGRAM: The Millennium City is increasingly becoming crime-prone, with at least one murder being reported every three days. And 64 murder cases were registered in Faridabad last year. Eight murder cases were registered after rape of women. A good number of cases could be pinned to any particular motive.This number stood at 421, while 19 murders took place over water or money disputes.


GURUGRAM: The Millennium City is increasingly becoming crime-prone, with at least one murder being reported every three days. Official figures have revealed that as many as 108 murder cases were registered in the city last year — the highest in the state. And all efforts of Gurgaon police to curb crime seem futile as the force itself is grappling with manpower crunch.With a population of an estimated 2.5 million, Gurgaon only has 3,900 cops , As Reported By TOI.

According to the Newspaper,The department is officially short of some 900 personnel against a sanctioned strength of nearly 5,000 posts. The rules state there should be one policeman for every 400 residents. In Gurgaon, there is currently one policeman for every 600.According to data released by State Crime Records Bureau, Gurgaon's followed by Sonipat which recorded 107 murders last year.On the other hand, Gurgaon's neighboring Mewat district, which is rather notorious for criminal activities, recorded just 30 murders in 2016.