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Assam Police Director General Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta said the Assam Police will also take a strong stand against the militant outfits if someone shoots. On Monday, the Director General of Police said in a question from reporters that if someone shoots, the police will have to shoots, which is called an encounter. On the other hand, Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta said that there has not been much encounter in the last year, adding that there has been action taken by police.
Meanwhile, the state has been witnessing various criminal incidents on a daily basis, Director General of police Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta said in 2022, there have been fewer criminal incidents than before.
Mahanta mentioned that the crime rate in the state of Assam which was at an average of 366 cases per lakh of population has now come down to 200 cases per lakh of population due to various steps taken by Assam Police, “The case pendency has also drastically come down to 58,908 cases at the end of 2022 as against 95,994 cases at the end of 2021 and more than a lakh cases at the end of 2020. This will improve the l.O to case ratio and thereby enhance the quality of investigation and supervision. Further, the number of cases per I.O on an average has come down to 25 cases as against 52 cases at the end of 2021.”
“Crime against Women has also come down to 12,034 cases in 2022 as against 29,046 cases in 2021 and also against an annual average of 27,240 cases during the period 2017- 2021,” he added.