How Can Yogi Corner Akhilesh When Crime Increased Under His Own Regime?

by Rahul Gautam Jul 23, 2020 • 06:45 PM Views 456

Amid back to back crime-related news coming out of Uttar Pradesh, UP CM Yogi Adityanath has often tried to put the blame on his predecessors for the high crime rate in the state but stats show crime has increased under his own regime in UP. Compared to 64,450 violent crimes reported in 2017 when Akhilesh Yadav's SP was in power, 65,155 violent crimes took place in 2018 under Yogi's tenure as CM. As per NCRB data, Uttar Pradesh ranks no.1 in the country when it comes to murder, dowry deaths, murder attempts, etc