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Rising Theft Cases, Delhi Police Most-laggard In Recovering Stolen Property

by Rahul Gautam Nov 21, 2020 • 06:48 PM Views 369

Latest NCRB data shows that the number of thefts in the country has been increasing year after year. In 2017, as many as 5,89,058 thefts were reported and 6,25,441 thefts in 2018, while 6,75,916 theft cases were registered in 2019. A total of 1,861 thefts were committed per day in 2018, i.e., 77 thefts every hour and more than one theft per minute. While the total property worth Rs 4,719 crore was stolen in 2018