Hyderabad, Dec.29 (PMI): The DGP of the state M. Mahender Reddy today said that the police department has the database of all criminals of the country. He said that the state government had asked them to keep the state as Maoist free and added that they successfully prevented the entry of the Maoists into the state for the last one year . He said that they were achieving consistent results by foiling the attempts of the Maoists to enter the state . He said that they prevented any kind of communal riots in the state in the last one year . He made these remarks while addressing a press conference after holding the annual review meeting of the department.
Speaking on the occasion, Reddy said that they also ensured that there was no curfew in any part of the state in the last one year . He said that the police officers had worked day and night in all the sensitive areas of the state and prevented any kind of minor violence incident . He also said that they had also taken steps to avoid any kind of terror attacks in Telangana. He praised that the counter intelligence cell of the state government was working very hard and added that the police officers kept law and order in 800 police stations of the state .
Talking about the crime rate in the state, Reddy said that the crime rate had gone up by four percent this year when compared with the last year and attributed the increase in the crime rate to the increase in the number of cyber crime cases . He noted that the crimes related to thefts , robbery, kidnaps and cheating had gone up in the state this year and added that the percentage of conviction rate stood at 56 percent in the state.
Commenting on the life sentences in the state , Reddy said that the life sentences had increased by 30 percent in Telangana. He said that a total of 1176 NDPS cases were reported in the state this year and added that a total of 13895 cyber crime cases were reported this year with a jump of 57 percent when compared with the previous year . Talking about the murder cases , he said that 762 murder cases were reported in the state. He said that they had set up 10 lakh CC TV cameras and added that they cracked 18000 cases by using the CC TC footages. He revealed that the database of 10 lakh criminals was a with the forensic wing of the police department. Reddy said that they invoked PD Act against 431 criminals this year . He said that they had opened five Bharosa centres across the state this year . He said that it was a matter of pride for the police department that their central command control centre was opened this year and added that they had set up the centre as part of their policy ‘ one state , one service , one experience’.
Commenting about police encounters, he said that three police encounters took place in the state and added that three Maoists were killed in their encounters and 120 Maoists surrendered before them. He said that they recovered 14 weapons and ₹12.65 Lakh cash from the Maoists. He said that a total of 1.42 lakh FIRs were registered across the state this year and added that 938 zero FIRs were also registered this year . He said that a total of 7.66 lakh e-petty cases were registered this year. (Press media of india)